Acta Mechanica

, Volume 77, Issue 3–4, pp 299–305 | Cite as

A simple technique for approximate solutions of the Falkner-Skan equation

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A simple, sufficiently accurate and efficient method for approximate solutions of the Falkner-Skan equation is proposed here for a wide range of the pressure gradient parameter. The proposed approximate solutions are obtained utilising a known solution of another differential equation.


Differential Equation Dynamical System Fluid Dynamics Pressure Gradient Approximate Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Dey
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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