Comparison of PANS and LES Simulations of the Flow around a Cuboid Influenced by Crosswind

  • Siniša KrajnovićEmail author
  • Per Ringqvist
  • Branislav Basara
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 117)


The paper presents a PANS simulation of the flow around a cuboid influenced by crosswind. The results of the PANS prediction are validated against experimental data and results of a LES simulation made using the same numerical conditions as PANS. The PANS shows good agreement with the experimental data. The prediction of PANS was found to be better than that of the reference LES in flow regions where simulations suffered from poor near-wall resolution.


Root Mean Square Turbulence Kinetic Energy Bluff Body Detach Eddy Simulated RANS Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siniša Krajnović
    • 1
    Email author
  • Per Ringqvist
    • 1
  • Branislav Basara
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Fluid Dynamics, Department of Applied MechanicsChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.AVL List GmbHGrazAustria

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