Global vs. Zonal Approaches in Hybrid RANS-LES Turbulence Modelling

  • Florian R. Menter
  • Jochen Schütze
  • Mikhail Gritskevich
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 117)


The paper will provide an overview of hybrid RANS-LES methods currently used in industrial flow simulations and will evaluate the models for a variety of flow topologies. Special attention will be devoted to the aspect of global vs. zonal approaches and aspects related to interfaces between RANS and LES zones.


Large Eddy Simulation Detach Eddy Simulation RANS Model Large Eddy Simulation Model Wall Boundary Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian R. Menter
    • 1
  • Jochen Schütze
    • 1
  • Mikhail Gritskevich
    • 2
  1. 1.ANSYS Germany GmbHOtterfingGermany
  2. 2.NTS St. PetersburgSt. PetersburgRussia

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