A Methodology for Simulations of Complex Turbulent Flows

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H. F. Fasel, J. Seidel, S. Wernz

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Arizona, 1130 N. Mountain, Tucson, AZ 85721-0119

J. Fluids Eng 124(4), 933-942 (Dec 04, 2002) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1517569 History: Received March 29, 2002; Revised August 12, 2002; Online December 04, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Streamwise velocity profiles in near-wall scaling—flat-plate boundary layer
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Time-averaged contribution function profiles—flat-plate boundary layer
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Instantaneous contours of spanwise vorticity in the x-y plane—flat-plate boundary layer
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Instantaneous contours of streamwise vorticity in the x-z plane at the wall—flat-plate boundary layer
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Effect of large-scale structures on the mean u-velocity profile—URANS of turbulent wall jet
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Reynolds stress R12 from URANS of turbulent wall jet; ----- random part (modeled), [[dotted_line]] coherent part, [[dashed_line]]sum of coherent and random parts
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Reynolds stress R12 from URANS of turbulent wall jet in wall coordinates; ----- flow without structures, [[dotted_line]] mean flow with structures, ○• experimental data from Eriksson 22
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Direct numerical simulation of wall jet transition. Isolevels of spanwise vorticity.
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Mean velocity profiles in wall coordinates
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Wall values of the contribution functions for Cases F1–F5—turbulent wall jet
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Isolevels of instantaneous spanwise vorticity in an x-y plane (left) and on the wall (right)—turbulent wall jet



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