Comparison of Hybrid RANS/LES Methods for Supersonic Combustion in a Model Scramjet Combustor

  • Junsu Shin
  • Hong-Gye SungEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 137)


Numerical studies are carried out on the boundary layer behavior on a flat plate as well as on the non-reactive and reactive flows in a scramjet combustor to analyze the effects of various hybrid RANS/LES methods. Three hybrid RANS/LES methods are selected—an improved delayed detached eddy simulation, the l 2ω-detached eddy simulation, and the dynamic l 2ω-detached eddy simulation. The present method is based on the finite-volume approach on structured mesh, and the governing equations are treated using the Favre averaging approach. Inviscid fluxes are discretized using 5th order WENO schemes. Turbulent combustion is modeled as a level-set flamelet model. Based on the results from the flat plate and the non-reacting and reacting simulation, most of the hybrid RANS/LES methods show equivalent trends. However, dramatic differences are found in the calculations for the improved delayed detached eddy simulation and dynamic l 2ω-detached eddy simulation in terms of eddy capturing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Korea Aerospace UniversityGoyangRepublic of Korea

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