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Condensed Matter Seminars

ics Condensed Matter
Thursday, September 28, 2000
4:00 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Note special time.
Note special room.
Amit Chattapadhyay [Host: Eugene Kolomeisky]
UVA-Chemistry
"Turbulent Shear Flow: Analytic Result for a Universal Amplitude"
ABSTRACT:
In the turbulent boundary layer above a flat plate, the velocity profile is known to be proportional to the logarithm of the plate separation distance. We will arrive at this experimental observation from theoretical arguments and will give an estimate of the proportionality constant, which happens to be a universal number. The final calculations will be compared with experimental data."

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