Les of Flow Over a Square Cylinder

  • G. Wang
  • S. P. Vanka
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 5)


In the present study we have performed LES of flow over a square cylinder at a Reynolds number of 21,400. Several calculations with progressive improvements in numerical accuracy and grid resolution have been conducted, and the results from one of these are included in the test case exercise.


Large Eddy Simulation Conjugate Gradient Method Pressure Poisson Equation High Reynolds Number Flow Subgrid Scale Stress 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Wang
    • 1
  • S. P. Vanka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUSA

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