Numerical Simulation of a 3-D Laminar Wing in Transonic Regime

  • D. SzubertEmail author
  • I. Asproulias
  • N. Simiriotis
  • Y. Hoarau
  • M. Braza
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 137)


The present paper details the simulations carried out for the 3D-V2C wing configuration designed by Dassault Aviation in the context of the TFAST—Transition location effect on shock boundary layer interaction—European programme. The results concern the constant section wing and the swept one. In the second case, the transition location is imposed by numerical tripping of the eddy-viscosity to examine the impact of its location on the buffet’s onset. The computations have been carried out by using URANS, OES and hybrid approaches. The results analyse the transonic buffet dynamics by means of spectral and POD analysis in case of the constant section wing. They also examine onset of unsteadiness at 5° and 7° of incidence for the swept wing. Because of the chord’s length variation, there are sections where the local Reynolds number is subcritical or supercritical regarding the buffet instability.



This work has been part of the EU project TFAST, “Transition location effect on shock boundary layer interaction”, coordinated by P. Doerffer—IMP-PAN—Gdansk, Poland and funded by the European Community represented by the CEC, Research Directorate-General, in the 7th Framework Programme, under Grant Agreement N° 265455. The authors are grateful for the use of the French supercomputing facilities of CINES, IDRIS, CALMIP which provided a significant CPU allocation. The authors thank the students of the BEI Bureau d’Etudes Approfondies of the Engineering school ENSEEIHT, Jean-Baptiste Tô, Julien Saint James and Julien Charcosset for their valuable contributions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Szubert
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • I. Asproulias
    • 1
  • N. Simiriotis
    • 1
  • Y. Hoarau
    • 3
  • M. Braza
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de ToulouseToulouseFrance
  2. 2.DGA ThTechniques HydrodynamiquesVal-de-ReuilFrance
  3. 3.ICube, UMR CNRS 7357Strasbourg UniversityStrasbourgFrance

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