Engineering Turbulence Models and their Development, with Emphasis on Explicit Algebraic Reynolds Stress Models

  • Arne Johansson
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 442)


Single-point turbulence models will be discussed from a somewhat analytical point of view. The lowest level of modelling considered here is that of eddy-viscosity-based two-equation models, but particular attention is given to explicit algebraic Reynolds stress models (and explicit algebraic scalar flux models). Some new trends in models based directly on the Reynolds stress transport equations are also discussed.


Reynolds Stress Reynolds Stress Model Reynolds Stress Tensor Dissipation Ratio Large Strain Rate 
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  • Arne Johansson
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  1. 1.Department of MechanicsRoyal Institute of Technology (KTH)StockholmSweden

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