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Boundary-Layer Stability and Transition Laboratory

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The Boundary-Layer Stability and Transition Laboratory (BLST) is an experimental aerodynamics facility in the Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona. BLST is focused primarily on the study of laminar-turblent transition with the goal of improving the understanding of this phenomenon so that physics-based modeling and control strategies may be developed.

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Mack 1984

Boundary-layer stability theory was discussed in depth by Mack (1984) in a frequently-cited AGARD report. This report, however, is only available as a scan of poor quality. Dr. Craig and a colleague (Jerrod Hofferth, AFRL) re-typeset the document as a modern, fully-hyperlinked LaTeX document. This re-typeset version may be found here.