Three-dimensional turbulent flow created by a wake vortex from a cropdusting aircraft. (Image is taken from NASA's Web site: http://www.nasa.gov
The major focus of 16.13 is on boundary layers, and boundary layer theory subject to various flow assumptions, such as compressibility, turbulence, dimensionality, and heat transfer. Parameters influencing aerodynamic flows and transition and influence of boundary layers on outer potential flow are presented, along with associated stall and drag mechanisms. Numerical solution techniques and exercises are included.