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Boundary Layer Control

Synopsis
Experiments in a smoke tunnel show how changes in the geometry or angle of attack of an air foil affect the pressure field, and how boundary layer stabilisation can be achieved by suction devices or through forced mixing by the use of vortex generators, blowing jets or detachable flaps.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 26 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1965
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
Undergraduates. Postgraduates.*
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
boundary layers; fluid mechanics

Credits

Director
J Churchill
Contributor
David C Hazen

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Educational Services Inc.

Distributor

Name

National Education Video Library

Contact
John Lovell
Email
tryfannevl@aol.com
Phone
01286 676001 or 07768 105467
Fax
01286 676001
Address
Arfon House
Bontnewydd
Caernarvon
Gwynned
LL54 7UN
Notes
Formerly the National Audio Visual (Aids) Library. No longer holds 16mm material. Retains the negatives and copyright to the EFVA material, but have no viewing copies. Video only. (1/97) Alternative address might be Arfon House, Bontnewydd, Caernarvon, Gwynned LL54 7UN Telephone/Fax 01286 676001

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