Inertia and Energy Effects in the Developing Gas Film Between Two Parallel Flat Plates

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H. G. Elrod

Columbia University, New York, N. Y.; Franklin Institute, Research Laboratories, Philadelphia, Pa.

T. Y. Chu

Franklin Institute Research Laboratories, Philadelphia, Pa.

J. of Lubrication Tech 95(4), 524-532 (Oct 01, 1973) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3451867 History: Received April 27, 1972; Revised July 03, 1972; Online October 18, 2010


Inertia and temperature effects in entrance flow between parallel flat plates are investigated with the use of boundary-layer theory. In addition, an approximate theory is developed which is implemented by a “gas table” similar to that employed for conventional Fanno-line computations.

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