The Turbulent Boundary Layer in a Conical Diffuser

by Harvey R. Fraser, Col., U. S. Army, Prof. of Mechanics; U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-17


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Method for predicting behavior of turbulent boundary layer in smooth walled diffuser based on analysis in two distinct regions as suggested by Ross, involving only solution of algebraic equations; two tests conducted on 10° total angle diffuser with different thicknesses of initial boundary layer; data given to test applicability of method for boundary layer calculations.

Subject Headings: Boundary layers | Diffusion | Thickness | Data analysis | Field tests

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