laminar sublayer

laminar sublayer

[′lam·ə·nər ′səb‚lā·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The laminar boundary layer underlying a turbulent boundary layer.
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These computational models contained 36 million control volumes and are so detailed that the very thin layer close to the body, called the laminar sublayer, caused by hair on the skin of the cyclist, was recreated.
When pipeline flow is turbulent, the cross section is divided into three regions: 1) laminar sublayer, 2) buffer region and 3) turbulent core.