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What does TBL stand for?

TBL stands for Turbulent Boundary Layer

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The topics include the effects of spatial resolution in turbulent boundary layers with pressure gradients, fatigue damage mechanisms of titanium in inert environment, designing and testing a vertical-axis wind turbine with pitch control, analyzing the stability of a light aircraft configuration using computational fluid dynamics, and analyzing the reliability of power and propulsion systems for a stratospheric airship.
On today's commercial airliners, about 40 percent of drag can be attributed to the turbulent boundary layer - a thin sheet of air just above the aircraft's skin that creates friction.