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High-Reynolds-number asymptotics of the steady flow through a row of bluff bodies

  • S. I. Chernyshenko (a1) and Ian P. Castro (a2)


An extension of an earlier theory of the two-dimensional incompressible flow past an isolated body is described. For a crossflow cascade of bodies, each of unit size in the crossflow direction and distance 2H apart, the region of validity of the extended theory covers H [Gt ] 1. A comparison with recent numerical calculations is favourable and a tentative asymptotic structure for the case of H = O(1) is described.



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