An Irrotational Flow Field That Approximates Flat Plate Boundary Conditions
Ruffa, Anthony A.
Physics - Fluid Dynamics
arxiv: Mathematics::Analysis of PDEs | Physics::Fluid Dynamics
An irrotational solution is derived for the steady-state Navier-Stokes equations that approximately satisfies the boundary conditions for flow over a finite flat plate. The nature of the flow differs substantially from boundary layer flow, with severe numerical difficulties in some regions.