Boundary Layer Codes for Students in Java
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Here we present simple JAVA computer codes that are intended for student use solving the homework problems in a text such as "Boundary Layer Analysis" by J. A.
Schetz (Prentice Hall, 1993) and other similar problems on a PC or Work Station. These codes are specifically not intended as general purpose codes for use by working
professionals in the field. The goal has been to keep the formulation, logic and programming as simple as possible so that the student can easily grasp the flow of the
calculations. There are four separate codes at this stage -
Details of how to run these codes are available in the paper BOUNDARY LAYER CODES FOR STUDENTS
by William J. Devenport and Joseph A. Schetz, to be presented at the 1998 ASME Summer Meeting. Currently available in draft form only.
- ILBLI which computes incompressible laminar boundary layers by an implicit numerical method.
- ITBL which computes incompressible turbulent boundary layers by an implicit numerical method.
- WALZ which computes incompressible laminar boundary layers using the Thwaites-Walz integral method.
- MOSES which computes incompressible turbulent boundary layers using Moses' method.