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An Integral Relationship for Boundary Layer Flow: A New Relation for Use Either Simultaneously with, or in Replacement of, the von Kármán Momentum Integral with Satisfactory Results

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 January 1949

Abstract

AN approximate solution of the boundary layer equations recently completed involved the assumption of a velocity profile through the boundary layerdepending on two parameters. As a result the problem was reduced to that of the construction and solution of two equations governing the variation of these parameters around the surface of the cylinder considered. Earlier solutions, such as Pohlhauscn's, have made use of a single parameter only and have employed Kármán's momentum integral for its determination, but the additional, parameter now introduced necessitates the use of a further equation. It is the purpose of the present note to discuss and illustrate the properties of the second condition that was selected.

Citation

Whitehead, L.G. (1949), "An Integral Relationship for Boundary Layer Flow: A New Relation for Use Either Simultaneously with, or in Replacement of, the von Kármán Momentum Integral with Satisfactory Results", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 21 No. 1, pp. 14-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031715

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