This page provides a worksheet for estimating the normal spacing to be used in a viscous CFD grid. Estimates are for a turbulent flat plate in free air and are based on the Sutherland formula for viscosity.

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Reynolds Number

Mach, Q, To

Total conditions

For a given Reynolds number, Mach number and desired y

For a given Mach number, dynamic pressure, and desired y

For a given flow total conditions and desired y

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