Acta Mechanica

, Volume 131, Issue 3–4, pp 267–272

Effect of heat transfer on compressible boundary layer flow over a circular cylinder

  • M. A. Hossain
  • I. Pop
  • T. -Y. Na
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Summary

The effect of heat transfer on the steady laminar compressible boundary layer flow past a horizontal circular cylinder has been studied. The resulting coupled nonlinear partial differential equations have been solved numerically using a very efficient finite-difference scheme. Specific results are given for the boundary layer separation parameter and the skin friction and heat transfer coefficients.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Hossain
    • 1
  • I. Pop
    • 2
  • T. -Y. Na
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of ClujClujRomania
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Michigan-DearbornDearbornUSA

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