, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 971–975 | Cite as

An extension of Mangler transformation to a 3-D problem



Considering the linearized boundary layer equations for three-dimensional disturbances, a Mangler type transformation is used to reduce this case to an equivalent two-dimensional one.


Boundary layer three-dimensional Mangler transformation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Chikkabommasandra, GKVK PostBangaloreIndia

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