# The rotating-disk boundary-layer flow studied through numerical simulations

@inproceedings{Appelquist2017TheRB, title={The rotating-disk boundary-layer flow studied through numerical simulations}, author={E. Appelquist}, year={2017} }

This thesis deals with the instabilities of the incompressible boundary-layer flow thatis induced by a disk rotating in otherwise still fluid. The results presented include bothwork in the linear a ...

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