Numerical computation of steady boundary layers  A survey
Abstract
The paper surveys types of steady boundary layers, classified as two, twoandahalf, and threedimensional parabolic; and two and threedimensional partially parabolic. Points emphasized are: (1) For twodimensional problems the most convenient coordinate system uses nondimensional stream function in the transverse direction. (2) For twodimensional supersonic parabolic problems, a method has been developed for solving both momentum equations simultaneously. (3) Almost all threedimensional boundary layer methods are of the restricted kind in which only two momentum equations are solved (the twoandahalf dimensional problems). (4) Methods now exist for solving threedimensional parabolic problems solving all three momentum equations. (5) For subsonic flows, uncoupling of pressures is needed, but not for supersonic.
 Publication:

In: Computational methods and problems in aeronautical fluid dynamics. (A7712551 0202) London and New York
 Pub Date:
 1976
 Bibcode:
 1976cmpa.book..466S
 Keywords:

 Boundary Layer Flow;
 Steady Flow;
 Three Dimensional Boundary Layer;
 Two Dimensional Boundary Layer;
 Momentum Theory;
 Parabolic Differential Equations;
 Stream Functions (Fluids);
 Subsonic Flow;
 Supersonic Flow;
 Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer