Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of a Steady Turbulent Flow over a Surface-Mounted Cube

Authors

  • Timothy Ganesan Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Tronoh, 31750 Perak, MALAYSIA
  • Mokhtar Awang Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Tronoh, 31750 Perak, MALAYSIA

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computational fluid dynamics, large eddy simulation, finite volume method, turbulence, Navier-Stokes equations

Abstract

The aim of this work is to simulate a steady turbulent flow over a surface-mounted cubicle obstacle using techniques in computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The simulation was done using an in-house code developed in the programming platform of Visual C++. The Finite Volume Method was used to compute numerically the solutions of the Navier-Stokes equation under turbulent conditions. The Quadratic Upstream Interpolation for Convective Kinetics (QUICK) numerical scheme was utilized with the Semi-Implicit Pressure Linked Equations (SIMPLE) as an algorithm. The code consists of a steady three-dimensional turbulent solver using the Large Eddy Simulation (LES) turbulent model. The simulated velocity flow profile is then compared against experimental data.

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2021-01-18

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Ganesan, T. ., & Awang, M. . (2021). Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of a Steady Turbulent Flow over a Surface-Mounted Cube. CFD Letters, 4(1), 1–10. Retrieved from https://www.akademiabaru.com/submit/index.php/cfdl/article/view/3343

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