Russian Aeronautics

, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp 236–243 | Cite as

Numerical Simulation of High-Speed Flows Using the Algebraic Reynolds Stress Model

  • A. M. MolchanovEmail author
  • A. S. Myakochin
Aero- and Gas-Dynamics of Flight Vehicles and Their Engines


A turbulence model for high-speed compressible flows is developed. It is based on modeling the rapid and slow parts of pressure-strain correlation depending on gradient Mach number and on the assumption that the velocity fluctuations normal to streamlines play a key role in turbulent mixing process. It is shown that an increase in the flow velocity leads to a slowing of turbulent mixing and an increase in the anisotropy of the flow. Comparison of the calculation results with the available experimental data showed good agreement.


turbulence supersonic flows pressure-strain correlation strain rate tensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)MoscowRussia

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