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Instabilities and Turbulence in Engineering Flows : Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications - D. Ashpis

Instabilities and Turbulence in Engineering Flows

Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications

By: D. Ashpis (Editor), Thomas B. Gatski (Editor), R. Hirsh (Editor)


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This book contains contributions by colleagues, former students and friends of Professor Eli Reshotko in celebration of his 60th birth­ day. Since Professor Reshotko's scientific and engineering contribu­ tions have been in the areas of hydrodynamic stability, transition to turbulence, and boundary layer flows, it is only appropriate that the articles in this volume be devoted to these and related topics. The first two sections focus on instabilities and transition in sub­ sonic and supersonic flows, respectively. The third section deals with developing turbulence, while the the final section treats related prob­ lems in engineering fluid mechanics. The diversity and scope of the articles contained herein exemplify the insight and expertise required in the study of transitional and turbulent flows today - traits which also exemplify Eli Reshotko's contributions to these fields. A few of the articles in this volume were presented at a sym­ posium in honor of Eli Reshotko's 60th birthday, held in Newport News, Virginia, on July 28, 1991. The symposium was sponsored by lCASE, and organized by M.Y. Hussaini (lCASE) and R. Hirsh (U.S. National Science Foundation). Of those who could not attend, many chose to honor Professor Reshotko by a contribution to the volume dedicated to him. We would like to use this opportunity to express our deep ap­ preciation to M.Y. Hussaini for initiating this very special tribute to Eli, and to Ms. Emily Todd for her efforts in the volume preparation and in the organization of the symposium.

Instability and Transition in Subsonic Flow
Bypass-Transition Research: Issues and Philosophyp. 3
The Generation of Disturbances in a Boundary Layer by Wall Perturbations: The Vibrating Ribbon Revisited Once Morep. 31
The Preferred Spanwise Wavenumber in Subharmonic-Type Transitionp. 51
The Influence of Imperfections on the Stability of Subsonic Boundary Layersp. 65
An Asymptotic-Numerical Method for the Orr-Sommerfeld Equationp. 83
Direct Numerical Simulation of Instabilities in Parallel Flow with Spherical Roughness Elementsp. 95
A Study of Active Dither Control of Aerodynamic Instabilities in Axial-Compressorsp. 129
Dynamic Modelling of Axial Plow Compression Systemsp. 151
Instability and Transition in High-Speed Flow
Effect of Cooling on Boundary-Layer Stability at Mach Number 3p. 175
Stability of the Inviscid Shock Layer in Strong Interaction Flow Over a Hypersonic Flat Platep. 189
Effect of Mach Number on Instability Waves Generated From a Localized Disturbancep. 225
Observations in Using Linear Stability Theory for 3-D Supersonic Boundary Layersp. 235
Turbulence in Nonequilibrium Flows
Some Remarks on the Nature of Navier-Stokes Turbulencep. 247
The Turbulence Structure in an Eight-Degree Conical Diffuserp. 265
Turbulence Modeling for Recirculating Flows - Reasons and Approachp. 281
Laser Doppler Anemometer Measurements in Recirculating Flowfieldsp. 293
The Entrainment Rate for a Row of Turbulent Circular Jetsp. 307
Core Turbulence Effect on Naturally Occurring Modes in a Circular Jetp. 317
Applications of CFD for Hypersonic Propulsionp. 333
Related Problems in Engineering Flows
Diffusion Layer Structure in a Thermophoretically Affected Flow Over a Hot Surfacep. 351
Numerical Analysis for Thermocapillary Flow Experiment in Microgravityp. 367
A Large Aspect Ratio Waveriderp. 379
Assessment of Scaling of Pressurized Water Reactor Emergency Core Coolant Bypass Flow Testsp. 391
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ISBN: 9780792321613
ISBN-10: 0792321618
Series: Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 417
Published: 28th February 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.75