COMPUTATION OF TURBULENT ASYMMETRIC WAKE

The development of asymmetric wake behind an aerofoil in turbulent incompressible flow has been computed using finite volume scheme for solving two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations along with the k-epsilon model of turbulence. The results are compared with available experimental data. It is observed that the computed shift of the point of minimum velocity with distance is sensitive to the prescribed value of the normal component of velocity at the trailing edge of the aerofoil. Making the model constant C mu as a function of streamline curvature and changing the production term in the equation for epsilon, has only marginal influence on the results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Intl J Numerical Methods Fluids, v 16 n 3, 15 Feb 1993, p 239 [10 p, 17 ref, 5 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Tulapurkara, E G
    • Vengadesan, S
    • Lakshminarasimhan, J
  • Publication Date: 1993

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00716191
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1996 12:00AM