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An incompressible fluid flows over a flat plate with zero pressure gradient. The boundary layer thickness is $1$ mm at a location where the Reynolds number is $1000$. If the velocity of the fluid alone is increased by a factor of $4$, then the boundary layer thickness at the same location, in mm will be $4$ $2$ $0.5$ $0.25$
asked Mar 20, 2018 in Fluid Mechanics Andrijana3306 1.5k points
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The velocity profile inside the boundary layer for flow over a flat plate is given as $\dfrac{u}{U_{\infty }}= \sin \left ( \dfrac{\Pi }{2}\dfrac{y}{\delta } \right )$, where $U_{\infty}$ is the free stream velocity and $\delta$ is the local boundary layer thickness. If $\delta^{*}$ is the local ... $\dfrac{2}{\Pi } \\$ $1-\dfrac{2}{\Pi } \\$ $1+\dfrac{2}{\Pi } \\$ $0$
asked Feb 27, 2017 in Fluid Mechanics Arjun 24.6k points
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Consider laminar flow of water over a flat plate of length 1 m. If the boundary layer thickness at a distance of $0.25$ $m$ from the leading edge of the plate is $8$ $mm$, the boundary layer thickness (in $mm$), at a distance of $0.75$ $m$, is _______
asked Feb 19, 2017 in Fluid Mechanics Arjun 24.6k points
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