Forming of Flow Recirculation Regions on Convex-Concave Surfaces

  • G. A. Voropaev
  • Yu. A. Ptuha
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Calculation of turbulent flows on concave-convex surfaces is carried out using the modified Reynolds-stress closure model. The influence of longitudinal curvature and pressure gradient on turbulent quantities in pre-separated and separated regions is investigated.


Turbulent Boundary Layer Convex Surface Viscous Sublayer Longitudinal Pressure Gradient Longitudinal Curvature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Voropaev
    • 1
  • Yu. A. Ptuha
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of HydromechanicsUkrainian Academy of SciencesKievUSSR

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