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AEE542 TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYERS

Course Code: 5720542
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CAHT IRAY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Generalities on flows and t.b.l.: physical description, mathematical formulation, averaging, Reynolds eqn. energy eqn. dissip., homogeneity, isotropy, correlations, micro and macro scales, energy spectrum, intermittency, hot-wire anemometry; t.b.l. equations: continuity, momentum, total enthalpy, closure problem, Crocco's integral; transition: stability, nature of transition, transition criteria, numerical methods: F.D. formulation, nature of the parabolic equations.