0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Flow Over a Cylinder at a Plane Boundary—A Model Based Upon (k–ε) Turbulence

[+] Author and Article Information
T. Solberg

Norwegian Institute of Technology, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway

K. J. Eidsvik

Norwegian Hydrotechnical Laboratory, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway

J. Fluids Eng 111(4), 414-419 (Dec 01, 1989) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3243661 History: Received June 26, 1987; Revised August 01, 1988; Online October 26, 2009

Abstract

A model for two-dimensional flows over a cylinder at a plane boundary is developed. The model, based upon a (k-ε) turbulence closure, is formulated in a curvilinear coordinate system based upon frictionless flow. A length scale modification in areas of adverse pressure gradient and recirculating flow appears to be more realistic than the standard (k-ε) model. The main features of the predicted flow do not depend critically upon the details of the grid or model, which means that a well defined solution is obtained. The solution appears to be reasonable and validated to the extent that the data permits.

Copyright © 1989 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In