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Blasius numerical solution?

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Apr18-04, 05:39 PM
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I have been doing a simulation of Blasius equation:

F'''+FF''/2=0 with F(eta) where eta is a similarity variable

F'(0)=1 u(y=1,x<<1)=1
F(0)=0 v(y=1,x<<1)=0
F'(infinite)=0 u(y=infinite, x<<1)=0

You can observe that the BC's are different of the flow over flat plate. This is obtained for a mixing thickness in the near field of a two-dimensional jet, near the orifice of exhaust (are you agree?).

in this page:
where shooting method is employed in Matlab, it is said numerical methods (Runge Kutta, or the internal Matlab function ODE45) have normalized value F'(infinity)=1.

I have programmed it in Matlab but now I don't know how consider the value 0 at infinity instead of 1.
Could you help me?.
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Apr19-04, 09:33 AM
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Hi, Clausius2;
It seems to me, I was wrong in my private message to you about the almightiness of SMM. The only solution that classic SMM can give us is:
where C is an arbitrary constant.
See you in your old thread,
Apr19-04, 03:55 PM
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I have used the superposition principle:

F(0)=0 F(0)=0 F(0)=0
F'(0)=1 F'(0)=1 F'(0)=0
F'(inf)=0 F'(inf)=2 F'(inf)=2
= -

Hey, it seems it works!, and I did't need your help.

But now, guys, you have to tell me if superposition principle is valid for this equation. Is it linear?. Hands up if you are agree!

Dec6-11, 08:19 PM
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Blasius numerical solution?

hello...... I am in a real bind here. i tried runnning numerous scripts but they dont work... the programme should include runge kutta
ps: Need help pronto!!!!
i would truely appreciate it

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