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AE 514 - Boundary Layer Theory

Spring 2023

Boundary Layer TheoryONL62443ONL4 -    Laura Villafane Roca

Course Description

Boundary layer concept at high Reynolds numbers; self-similar solutions of incompressible and compressible boundary layers; stability of parallel and nearly-parallel wall-bounded viscous flows; transition to turbulence; turbulent boundary layers; high-speed boundary layers; strong Reynolds analogy; and Morkovin's hypothesis are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

4 hours


BS degree in engineering or science from an accredited college in the United States or an approved institution of higher learning abroad and a course in Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer (AE 412).

Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering