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Prandtl–Batchelor flow past a flat plate with a forward-facing flap

Saffman, P. G. and Tanveer, S. (1984) Prandtl–Batchelor flow past a flat plate with a forward-facing flap. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 143 . pp. 351-365. ISSN 0022-1120.

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Two-dimensional steady inviscid flow past an inclined flat plate with a forward-facing flap attached to the rear edge is considered for the case when a vortex sheet separates from the leading edge of the flat plate and reattaches at the leading edge of the flap, with uniform vorticity distributed between the vortex sheet and the body. Solutions are found for a particular geometry and a range of values of the vorticity. The method used to calculate the flow is an extension of a free-streamline method widely used in cases where the velocity is a constant on the separating streamline.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1984 Cambridge University Press. Reprinted with permission. (Received 8 August 1983 and in revised form 13 February 1984) This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research and Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences (DE-AM03-76SF00767). We also like to express gratitude to Dr Bengt Fornberg for some helpful discussions and useful suggestions. We also wish to thank the referees for some constructive criticism.
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