Detached Eddy Simulation of an SD7003 Airfoil

  • Eike TangermannEmail author
  • Markus Klein
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 137)


Laminar separation followed by transition and turbulent reattaching is a key challenge for computational fluid dynamics. Typical RANS models cannot reproduce this behaviour correctly, while LES or DNS only is affordable for quasi two-dimensional configurations. Hybrid RANS-LES models offer a method to reduce the computational effort and resolve larger configurations at reasonable cost. For the present study the simulation of laminar separation on a SD 7003 airfoil has been performed using LES and DDES in order to validate the DDES for this type of application.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Numerical Methods in Aerospace EngineeringUniversität der Bundeswehr MünchenNeubibergGermany

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