Turbulent shear stress and heat flux were measured with a hot-wire anemometer in the separated, reattached, and redeveloped regions of a two-dimensional incompressible air flow over a flat plate of finite thickness having blunt leading edge. The characteristic features of the turbulent heat flux are found to be nearly equal to those of the turbulent shear stress in the separated and reattached flow regions. However, in the turbulent boundary layer downstream from the reattachment point, the development of turbulent heat flux appears to be much quicker than that of turbulent shear stress. Eddy diffusivities of momentum and heat are evaluated and then the turbulent Prandtl number is estimated in the thermal layer downstream of reattachment. These results are compared with the available previous data.

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