Internal swirling flow predictions using a multi-sweep scheme

  • S. W. Armfield
  • N. -H. Cho
  • C. A. J. Fletcher
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 323)


A sequential multisweep algorithm has been constructed to exploit the non-elliptic nature of the velocity field and the elliptic nature of the pressure field for swirling turbulent diffuser flows. The iterative convergence behaviour of the algorithm is indicated. It is found that accurate predictions of the mean and major turbulence quantities are obtained when the reduced Navier-Stokes equations are used with a k-ε turbulence model.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. W. Armfield
    • 1
  • N. -H. Cho
    • 2
  • C. A. J. Fletcher
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaAustralia
  2. 2.University of SydneyAustralia

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