Interfacing Boundary Conditions towards Zonal RANS/LES

  • Aurelien HemonEmail author
  • Song Fu
  • Liang Shao
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 117)


An improvement of the Vortex Method proposed by Sergent [19] and Mathey et al. [14] is presented. The method can be used to generate inflow boundary conditions for a LES or instantaneous interfacing conditions in a zonal RANS/LES simulation. The method is tested in a channel flow case at Re τ  = 590 and compared to a bi-periodic LES case. Analysis of the generated field and its evolution in the streamwise direction is provided using the vorticity fluctuations and the velocity-derivative skewness and shows this method as viable and cost-effective.


Large Eddy Simulation Direct Numerical Simulation Reynolds Stress Vortex Method Vortex Axis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMFAEcole Centrale de LyonEcully CedexFrance
  2. 2.LASTTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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