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dc.contributorVirginia Techen_US
dc.contributor.authorNayfeh, Ali H.en_US
dc.contributor.authorAshour, O. N.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-24T18:34:10Z
dc.date.available2014-04-24T18:34:10Z
dc.date.issued1994-11-01
dc.identifier.citationNayfeh, A. H.; Ashour, O. N., "acoustic receptivity of a boundary-layer to Tollmien-Schlichting waves resulting from a finite-height hump at finite Reynolds-numbers," Phys. Fluids 6, 3705 (1994); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.868361
dc.identifier.issn1070-6631
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/47609
dc.description.abstractThe acoustic receptivity of a boundary layer to Tollmien-Schlichting (T-S) waves resulting from a finite-height hump at finite Reynolds numbers is investigated. The steady flow is calculated using an interacting boundary-layer (IBL) scheme that accounts for viscous/inviscid interactions. The unsteady flow is written as the sum of a Stokes wave and a traveling wave generated due to the interaction of the Stokes flow with the steady disturbance resulting from the hump. The traveling wave is governed by a set of nonhomogeneous equations, which is a generalization of the Orr-Sommerfeld equation. The solution of these nonhomogeneous equations is projected onto the quasiparallel eigenmode using the quasiparallel adjoint. This leads to a nonhomogeneous equation with variable coefficients governing the amplitude and phase of the T-S wave. Results are presented for the amplitude variation and the receptivity at finite Reynolds numbers. The results are in good agreement with the experimental results of Saric, Hoos, and Radeztsky [Boundary Layer Stability and Transition to Turbulence (ASME, New York, 1991), FED No. 114, pp. 17-22] for all tested hump heights at the two-tested sound pressure levels. Application of this paper's theory to small humps yields results that agree with those of Choudhari and Streett [Phys. Fluids A 4, 2495 (1992)]; and Crouch [Phys. Fluids A 4, 1408 (1992)]. Application of suction is shown to reduce the receptivity resulting from the hump.
dc.description.sponsorshipNASA grant No. NAS1-19610, Task 9
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dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherAIP Publishing
dc.subjectSurface geometryen_US
dc.subjectStabilityen_US
dc.subjectPredictionen_US
dc.titleAcoustic Receptivity of a Boundary-Layer to Tollmien-Schlichting Waves Resulting From a Finite-Height Hump At Finite Reynolds-Numbersen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.urlhttp://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pof2/6/11/10.1063/1.868361
dc.date.accessed2014-04-04
dc.title.serialPhysics of Fluids
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1063/1.868361
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten_US


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