Surface Roughness Effects on Turbulent Boundary Layer Structures

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L. Keirsbulck, L. Labraga, A. Mazouz, C. Tournier

Laboratoire de Mécanique et d’Energétique, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut Cambrésis, le Mont Houy, B.P.311, 59304 Valenciennes, Cedex France

J. Fluids Eng 124(1), 127-135 (Oct 15, 2001) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1445141 History: Received June 05, 2000; Revised October 15, 2001
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Two-dimensional roughness geometry
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Mean velocity profiles. Smooth-wall: ▵, Reθ=8405. Rough-wall: ▴, Reθ=8549.
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Reynolds stresses distributions on smooth and rough walls boundary layers. The same symbols as Fig. 2 for the present measurements. Smooth-wall: □, Reθ=9630 (Krogstad et al. 3). Rough-wall: ▪, Reθ=13040 (Antonia and Krogstad 18).
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Profiles of skewness of u and v in outer-law scaling for both smooth and rough walls’ boundary layers. Symbols are same as that of Fig. 2.
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Vertical and longitudinal turbulent flux of the shear stress for both smooth-wall and rough-wall boundary layers. Symbols are same as that of Fig. 2. ⋄ Smooth-wall; Solid line Reθ=4750 (Bandyopadhyay and Watson 1). ♦ Rough-wall (Bandyopadhyay and Watson 1)
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Production and dissipation on smooth- and rough-wall. Smooth-wall: open symbols; rough-wall: filled symbols.
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Turbulent kinetic energy budget. Smooth-wall: open symbols; rough-wall: filled symbol.
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Schematic of quadrant decomposition
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Shear stress contributions from quadrants Q2 and Q4 for H=0 on smooth- and rough-wall. Symbols are same as in Fig. 2.
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Shear stress contribution from quadrants Q2 and Q4 for H=5 on smooth and rough wall
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Ratio of contributions to uv from quadrants Q2 and Q4 for H=0 and H=5
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Fluctuating velocity field on smooth and rough walls



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