Simplified Method for Determination of Critical Height of Distributed Roughness Particles for Boundary-Layer Transition at Mach Numbers From 0 to 5

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Note presenting a simplified method for determination of the critical height of three-dimensional roughness particles required to promote premature transition of a laminar boundary layer on models of airplanes or airplane components in a wind tunnel with zero heat transfer. The method has been applied to various types of configurations in several wind-tunnel investigations.

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18 p. : ill.

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Braslow, Albert L. & Knox, Eugene C. September 1958.

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  • Main Title: Simplified Method for Determination of Critical Height of Distributed Roughness Particles for Boundary-Layer Transition at Mach Numbers From 0 to 5
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Note presenting a simplified method for determination of the critical height of three-dimensional roughness particles required to promote premature transition of a laminar boundary layer on models of airplanes or airplane components in a wind tunnel with zero heat transfer. The method has been applied to various types of configurations in several wind-tunnel investigations.

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18 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 78N78527
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19780078534 External Link
  • Report No.: NASA-TM-79828
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-4363
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19780078534
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53339

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Braslow, Albert L. & Knox, Eugene C. Simplified Method for Determination of Critical Height of Distributed Roughness Particles for Boundary-Layer Transition at Mach Numbers From 0 to 5, report, September 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53339/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.