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boundary layer

In fluidics, a narrow region next to a fixed boundary or surface where the fluid velocity rapidly changes from zero to some finite value.
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The answers will help meteorologists create improved models and make predictions about stable boundary layers, the scientists say.
Hornung, "Stabilization of hypersonic boundary layers by porous coatings," AIAA Journal, vol.
Many researches on the formation of boundary layer and its influence on porous media seepage have been carried out.
Owing to the visualization of the two boundary layers, the purpose of this paper is to highlight some numerical results for MHD natural convection over isothermal and an inclined plate of finite dimensions and taking into account the magnetic dissipation.
Reference [5] found similar results and suggested that the problem resides in the turbulence boundary layer schemes that are used in the atmospheric models, mainly because of their bad performance during nighttime.
Note here that this computational grid did not have a sufficient resolution for the coherent vortices in the turbulent boundary layers. We will improve the grid resolution as well as the boundary conditions, which will be described in the next section.
Physically, the vorticity generated due to the shrinking of the sheet is not confined within the boundary layer, and the steady flow exists only when adequate suction on the boundary is imposed as reported by Miklavcic and Wang [14].
The aim of this study is to investigate, the effect of physical parameters on boundary layer flow of nanofluids over a flat plate.
In order to understand the stability characteristic of hypersonic boundary layer, scholars have done much on this problem by experiments.
Hence, this low-frequency divergence in Figure 9 indicates that the stratified model with isotropic boundary layers has inherent deficiencies in describing the dielectric-composite slabs shown in Figure 1 at oblique incidence.
The study of boundary layer flow and heat transfer due to stretching surface has numerous applications in industry and technology, such as in polymer extrusion, drawing of copper wires, artificial fibers, paper production, hot rolling, wire drawing, glass fiber, metal extrusion and metal spinning, and continuous stretching of plastic films.