Boundary-Layer Meteorology

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 241–244

Internal boundary layer growth following a step change in surface roughness

Authors

  • D. H. Wood
    • Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Newcastle
Research Notes

DOI: 10.1007/BF00118257

Cite this article as:
Wood, D.H. Boundary-Layer Meteorol (1982) 22: 241. doi:10.1007/BF00118257

Abstract

The testing of a simple correlation for the height of the internal layer, found from dimensional analysis, is described. It is shown that the internal layer is controlled by the larger of the upstream and downstream roughness length scales.

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