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Computation of incompressible flows and direct simulation of transition to turbulence

  • Ch. -H. Bruneau
  • P. Fabrie
3. Numerical Methods and Algorithms e) Viscous and Turbulent Flows
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 453)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to build a computational method efficient enough to carry out a direct simulation of transition to turbulence. This requires to have an accurate time and space scheme, as well as a fast solver as large time behaviours are needed. The flow is computed behind a cylinder in a channel and new open boundary conditions are set downstream. Numerical tests show various solutions from stable steady state to unstructured flows. To complete this study, a spectrum analysis is performed via Fourier transform.

Keywords

Reynolds Number Periodic Solution Phase Portrait Incompressible Flow Direct Simulation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. -H. Bruneau
    • 1
  • P. Fabrie
    • 2
  1. 1.CeReMaB - URA 226, Université Bordeaux 1TalenceFrance
  2. 2.CeReMaB - URA 226, et LEPT - ENSAM URA 873France

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