Hypersonic incipient separation on delta wing with trailing-edge flap

Rao, DM (1975) Hypersonic incipient separation on delta wing with trailing-edge flap. AIAA Journal, 13 (10). pp. 1386-1388. ISSN 0001-1452

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    The paper reviews the experimental data on the incipient separation characteristics of planar delta wings of 75 degree sharp leading edges, with full-span trailing edge flap deflected into the windward flow. The local Reynolds number range for these investigations covered laminar, transitional and turbulent conditions. It is shown that, while turbulent boundary layer data correlates with two dimensional results, in the laminar and transitional cases, there is a nearly parallel shift to higher flap angles for incipient separation.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to AIAA
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Boundary layer separation;Delta wings;Hypersonic flow;Reynolds number;Trailing-edge flaps;Boundary layer transition;Laminar boundary layer;Leading edge sweep;Mach number;Separated flow;Turbulent boundary layer
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
    Division/Department: Aerodynamics
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:54
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3776

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