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A Modified Form of the k-ε Model for Predicting Wall Turbulence

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C. K. G. Lam, K. Bremhorst

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Australia 4067

J. Fluids Eng 103(3), 456-460 (Sep 01, 1981) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240815 History: Received August 10, 1979; Online October 26, 2009

Abstract

The high Reynolds number form of the k-ε model is extended and tested by application to fully developed pipe flow. It is established that the model is valid throughout the fully turbulent, semilaminar and laminar regions of the flow. Unlike many previously proposed forms of the k-ε model, the present form does not have to be used in conjunction with empirical wall function formulas and does not include additional terms in the k and ε equations. Comparison between predicted and measured dissipation rate in the important wall region is also possible.

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