Instability and transition in boundary layers: Direct numerical simulations

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Abstract: The fundamental aspects of DNS for investigating transition in boundary layers are discussed. Emphasis of this paper is on the socalled spatial simulation model. Several key examples of successful applications of DNS for advancing the understanding of transition physics are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIUTAM Symposium on One Hundred Years of Boundary Layer Research
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the IUTAM Symposium Held at DLR-Gottingen, Germany, August 12-14, 2004
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781402041495
StatePublished - 2006

Publication series

NameSolid Mechanics and its Applications
ISSN (Print)0925-0042


  • Boundary layer
  • Direct numerical simulation
  • Instability
  • Transition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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