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On the use of entropy to predict boundary layer stability

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dc.contributor.author Walsh, Ed J.
dc.contributor.author Davies, Mark
dc.contributor.author McEligot, Donald M
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-25T14:14:12Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-25T14:14:12Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4516
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Boundary layer transition is a critical parameter in the design of fluid flow systems. This situation is due to the dramatic change in both entropy production and heat transfer that accompanies it. It is well recognized that many parameters affect the location of transition onset, however, no models exist which unify all these parameters. This paper presents a new hypothesis that the driving force of boundary layer transition onset is the entropy generation rate alone, with all other parameters being functions of this higher order quantity. At present this hypothesis is speculative, but encouraging since good compatibility is found with more established transition models. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Entropy;6 (4), pp. 375-387
dc.subject entropy en_US
dc.subject transition onset en_US
dc.subject boundary layer stability en_US
dc.title On the use of entropy to predict boundary layer stability en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2015-06-25T14:06:24Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1135876
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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