Influence of Surface Roughness on Shear Flow

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S. Bhattacharyya, S. Mahapatra

Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India

F. T. Smith

Goldsmid Professor of Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

J. Appl. Mech 71(4), 459-464 (Sep 07, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767842 History: Received October 07, 2001; Revised March 08, 2004; Online September 07, 2004
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Pressure distribution along the flat surface at different Re
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Surface pressure distribution Cp along the semi-circular obstacle at different Re
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Effects of Reynolds number on downstream reattachment point x2;—theoretically predicted results
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Effects of Reynolds number on surface vorticity ζw along the flat surface
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Vorticity contours at Re=300
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Influences of the grid sizes on the wall shear ζw along the flat surface for Re=50
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Sketch of the flow configuration in nondimensional terms




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