Accession Number : ADA227242


Title :   Comments on Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition


Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Oct 1984-Jul 1990


Corporate Author : WRIGHT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH


Personal Author(s) : Stetson, Kenneth F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a227242.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 114


Abstract : This is a survey paper on the subject of hypersonic boundary-layer transition. Part 1 discusses boundary-layer stability theory, hypersonic boundary-layer stability experiments, and a comparison between theory and experiment. Part 2 contains comments on how many configuration and flow parameters influence transition. Part 3 discusses some additional general aspects of transition. Part 4 discusses problems of predicting transition and comments on three prediction methods. Part 5 contains some general guidelines for prediction methodology. Keywords: Boundary layer transition, Boundary layer stability, Hypersonic boundary layers.


Descriptors :   *BOUNDARY LAYER TRANSITION , *HYPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS , METHODOLOGY , STABILITY , PREDICTIONS , PARAMETERS , THEORY , BOUNDARY LAYER , SURVEYS , TRANSITIONS , INSTRUCTIONS , BOUNDARY LAYER FLOW


Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE