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Old   November 6, 2011, 15:39
Default estimate boundary layer thickness of a 3D bluff body
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Hello all,

is there another way to estimate the boundary layer thickness of e.g. a 3D cube than by trial and error? Or some rule of thumb how to approach such a problem?
The analytical equation for the flat plate doesn't make sense, unfortunately.

Thanks in advance.
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