Numerical Investigation of a Laboratory Combustor Applying Hybrid RANS-LES Methods
In this paper the three-dimensional non-reacting turbulent flow field of a swirl-stabilized gas turbine model combustor is analysed with compressible CFD. For the flow analysis URANS and Hybrid RANS/LES (DES, SAS) turbulence models were applied. The governing equations and the numerical method are described. The simulations were performed using the commercial CFD software package ANSYS CFX-10.0. The numerically achieved velocity components show a good agreement with the experimental values obtained by Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). Furthermore, a precessing vortex core (PVC) could be found in the combustion chamber.
KeywordsParticle Image Velocimetry Combustion Chamber Large Eddy Simulation Shear Stress Transport Detach Eddy Simulation
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