boundary-layer theory

boundary-layer theory

[′bau̇n·drē ‚lā·ər ‚thē·ə·rē]
(physics)
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Chudov, "Some shortcomings of classical boundary-layer theory," in Numerical Methods in Gas Dynamics.
Due to the boundary-layer theory proposed by Prandtl in 1904 [1], it became possible to calculate the drag on a sphere accurately.
This boundary-layer theory applies to lots of sports balls, baseballs, tennis balls and, I presume, also soccer balls.