"We find here a book where the theory is developed with rigours in parallel with a strong physical intuition. Comparison with experiments and simulations are always proposed and carefully analysed. The book contains at the end a very rich and complete bibliography … I warmly encourage everyone interested in boundary-layer theory to have this book in his bookcase." Physicalia
"… I do recommend the book highly, especially for its long historical perspective, including all the diagrams comparing theory and experiment that remind us that engineering is practical …" SIAM Reviews
This text is the translation and revision of Schlichting's classic text in boundary layer theory. The main areas covered are laws of motion for a viscous fluid, laminar boundary layers, transition and turbulence, and turbulent boundary layers. Language Notes
Text: English, German (translation)
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