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An Iteration Method to Solve the Boundary Layer Flow past a Flat Plate

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ABSTRACT

An iteration method similar to the thin-wing-expansion method for the compressible flow has been proposed to solve the boundary layer flow past a flat plate. Using such an iteration, the first step of which is Oseen’s approximation, the boundary layer past a flat plate is studied. As proceeding from the first approximation to the second and third approximations, it is realized that our solution approaches to a well known Howarth’s bench mark one gradually. Hence, it is concluded that the usefulness of the present method has been confirmed.

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Kusukawa, K. , Suwa, S. and Nakagawa, T. (2014) An Iteration Method to Solve the Boundary Layer Flow past a Flat Plate. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 2, 35-40. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2014.24005.

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