Simplified method for determination of critical height of distributed roughness particles for boundary-layer transition at Mach numbers from 0 to 5

Albert L. Braslow, Eugene C. Knox
naca-tn-4363
Sep 1958


A simplified method has been devised for determination of the critical height of three-dimensional roughness particles required to promote premature transition of a laminar boundary layer on models of airplanes or airplane components in a wind tunnel with zero heat transfer.

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