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Streamlines need Flow types in layers flow, The not be in a straight fluid called laminas. consisting laminas indicate of real may of air Figmoving be considered the direction line. flow: Figure of movement 30(b) shows 39 Infinitesimal fluid layers (laminas) No distinct layers Fluid exchange free w l Uniform No fluid exchange between layers rectilinear flow (a) Turbulent moves Adjacent laminas have same Fluid follows curved surface speed in laminas flow - Flow left to right but disorganized. generally is highly (d) profile _b) Fluid layers (lamina) move more slowly as one approaches the surface but still slide over one another.

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It as, across passes In real of the airfoil A simplifying the bundle through to velocity, surface it as if in a tube. - of a simple flows the airflow is assumed. as irrotational. One-dimensional standing As the viscosity energy two basic and principles conservation can neither must of energy. be created nor destroyed. For sidered ered introductory purposes, to be inviscid steady simplifying and incompressible assumptions (and hence, are made. "perfect"). - Stream tubes tubes. and one-dimensional flow.

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