Large-Eddy Simulation of the Flow around the Free End of a Circular Cylinder

  • J. Fröhlich
  • W. Rodi
  • A. Dewan
  • J. P. Fontes
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 82)


The paper presents large-eddy simulations of the flow around a cylinder of finite height mounted on a flat plate. The Reynolds number is 43000 and the height-to- diameter ratio is 2.5. The computations were performed with two different Finite Volume codes and grids of different resolution. An analysis of the average and of the instantaneous flow is provided. Furthermore, the results are compared to a companion experiment.


Shear Layer Large Eddy Simulation Circular Cylinder Center Plane Separate Shear Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Fröhlich
    • 1
  • W. Rodi
    • 1
  • A. Dewan
    • 2
  • J. P. Fontes
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut für HydromechanikUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia
  3. 3.Électricité de FranceChatouFrance

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