DNS and LES of Viscoplastic-Type Non-Newtonian Fluid Flows

  • A. CarmonaEmail author
  • O. Lehmkuhl
  • C. D. Pérez-Segarra
  • A. Oliva
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 165)


The aim of this work is to delve into the turbulent flow of viscoplastic-type non-Newtonian fluids through specific and essential numerical aspects for them. Specifically, the numerical problems introduced by the transpose diffusive term which are associated with the velocity field discontinuity and the artificial viscous diffusion will be addressed from the beginning. The objective is to gain insight into the underlying physics of this class of non-Newtonian fluid flows.


Incompressible Fluid Numerical Problem Discrete Operator Newtonian Viscosity Newtonian Model 
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This work has been financially supported by the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Ref. ENE2010-17801).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Carmona
    • 1
    Email author
  • O. Lehmkuhl
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. D. Pérez-Segarra
    • 1
  • A. Oliva
    • 1
  1. 1.Heat and Mass Transfer Technological CentreTechnical University of Catalonia, ETSEIATTerrassaSpain
  2. 2.Termo Fluids, S.L., Avda. JaquardTerrassaSpain

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