Effects of Solid Body Rotation on the Transport of Turbulence

  • L. Shao
  • M. Michard
  • J. P. Bertoglio
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The mechanism of turbulence transport is studied using a Large Eddy Simulation of a shearless turbulence mixing layer, subjected to solid body rotation. The behaviour of both transport by triple velocity correlations and transport by pressure-velocity correlations is found to be completely different from what was found without rotation. A modified one-point model, that accounts for the effects of rotation, is proposed for the transport term by triple correlations.


Turbulent Kinetic Energy Large Eddy Simulation Reynolds Stress Turbulence Transport Reynolds Stress Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Shao
    • 1
  • M. Michard
    • 1
  • J. P. Bertoglio
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’AcoustiqueURA CNRS 263, Ecole Centrale de LyonEcullyFrance

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