Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Boundary layer thickness = (11.6*Kinematic viscosity)/(Shear Velocity)
δ = (11.6*ν)/(V*)
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Boundary layer thickness - (Measured in Meter) - Boundary layer thickness is the distance normal to the wall to a point where the flow velocity has essentially reached the 'asymptotic' velocity.
Kinematic viscosity - (Measured in Meter² per Second) - The kinematic viscosity is an atmospheric variable defined as the ratio between the dynamic viscosity μ and the density ρ of the fluid.
Shear Velocity - (Measured in Meter per Second) - Shear velocity, also called friction velocity, is a form by which a shear stress may be re-written in units of velocity.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Kinematic viscosity: 7.25 Stokes --> 0.000725 Meter² per Second (Check conversion here)
Shear Velocity: 10 Meter per Second --> 10 Meter per Second No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
δ = (11.6*ν)/(V*) --> (11.6*0.000725)/(10)
Evaluating ... ...
δ = 0.000841
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0.000841 Meter --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
0.000841 Meter <-- Boundary layer thickness
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)

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Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer Formula

Boundary layer thickness = (11.6*Kinematic viscosity)/(Shear Velocity)
δ = (11.6*ν)/(V*)

How is boundary layer thickness defined?

We define the thickness of the boundary layer as the distance from the wall to the point where the velocity is 99% of the “free stream” velocity.

What affects thickness of boundary layer?

The thermal boundary layer thickness is altered due to the presence of flow during boiling in microchannels. If the flow rates are high, the thermal boundary layer thickness is reduced.

How to Calculate Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer?

Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer calculator uses Boundary layer thickness = (11.6*Kinematic viscosity)/(Shear Velocity) to calculate the Boundary layer thickness, The Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer formula is defined as the distance from the wall to the point where the velocity is 99% of the “free stream” velocity. Boundary layer thickness is denoted by δ symbol.

How to calculate Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer, enter Kinematic viscosity (ν) & Shear Velocity (V*) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.000841 = (11.6*0.000725)/(10).

FAQ

What is Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer?
The Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer formula is defined as the distance from the wall to the point where the velocity is 99% of the “free stream” velocity and is represented as δ = (11.6*ν)/(V*) or Boundary layer thickness = (11.6*Kinematic viscosity)/(Shear Velocity). The kinematic viscosity is an atmospheric variable defined as the ratio between the dynamic viscosity μ and the density ρ of the fluid & Shear velocity, also called friction velocity, is a form by which a shear stress may be re-written in units of velocity.
How to calculate Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer?
The Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer formula is defined as the distance from the wall to the point where the velocity is 99% of the “free stream” velocity is calculated using Boundary layer thickness = (11.6*Kinematic viscosity)/(Shear Velocity). To calculate Boundary layer thickness of laminar sublayer, you need Kinematic viscosity (ν) & Shear Velocity (V*). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Kinematic viscosity & Shear Velocity and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
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