Evolution of Traveling Crossflow Modes over a Swept Flat Plate

Authors: Kurian, T., Fransson, J. H. M., Alfredsson, P.H.
Document Type: Conference
Pubstate: Published
Journal: Proceedings of the Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009
Volume: 18  
Year: 2009


Crossflow instabilites were generated over a flat plate with a swept leading edge by means of turbulence-generating grids placed upstream. By changing the mesh width and solidity of the grid, the integral length scales and turbulence intensities could be varied over a limited range