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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE821
Subject Title Boundary Layer Theory


Governing equations for viscous fluid flow – Heat conduction and compressibility – Exact so-lutions – Laminar boundary layer approximations – Similar and nonsimilar boundary layers –Momentum integral methods – Separation of boundary layer – Compressible boundary layerequations – Recovery factor – Reynolds analogy – Similar solutions – Stability of boundary layerflows: Transition prediction and bypass transition – Turbulent Flows: Phenomenological theories– Reynolds stress – Turbulent boundary layer – Momentum integral methods – Turbulent freeshear layer – Flow separation

Text Books

1. Schlichting, H. and Gersten, K.,Boundary Layer Theory, 8thed., McGraw-Hill (2001).

2. Batchelor, G. K.,Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, 2nded., Cambridge Univ. Press (2000).

3. White, F. M.,Viscous Fluid Flow, 3rded., McGraw-Hill (2006).

4. Pope, S. B.,Turbulent Flows, Cambridge Univ. Press (2000).

5. Panton, R. L.,Incompressible Flow, 4th ed., Wiley (2013).

6. Kundu, P. K., Cohen, I. M., and Dowling, D. R.,Fluid Mechanics, 6th ed., Academic Press(2015)