# Similarity Hypotheses for the Atmospheric Surface Layer Expressed by Non-Dimensional Characteristic Invariants – A Review

@article{Kramm2009SimilarityHF, title={Similarity Hypotheses for the Atmospheric Surface Layer Expressed by Non-Dimensional Characteristic Invariants – A Review}, author={G. Kramm and F. Herbert}, journal={The Open Atmospheric Science Journal}, year={2009}, volume={3}, pages={48-79} }

In this paper, similarity hypotheses for the atmospheric surface layer (ASL) are reviewed using nondimensional characteristic invariants, referred to as -numbers. The basic idea of this dimensional -invariants analysis (sometimes also called Buckingham’s -theorem) is described in a mathematically generalized formalism. To illustrate the task of this powerful method and how it can be applied to deduce a variety of reasonable solutions by the formalized procedure of non-dimensionalization… CONTINUE READING

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