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Modeling Complex Turbulent Flows : ICASE LaRC Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering - Manuel D. Salas

Modeling Complex Turbulent Flows

ICASE LaRC Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering

By: Manuel D. Salas (Editor), Jerry N. Hefner (Editor), Leonidas Sakell (Editor)

Hardcover Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780792355908
Number Of Pages: 385

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This book focuses on four areas of current turbulence research: compressible turbulence, rotating turbulent flows and turbulent flows with significant mean streamline curvature, turbulent boundary layers in unfavorable pressure gradients, and statistically unsteady turbulent flows. Recent progress in the theoretical analysis and modeling of these flows is reviewed, and likely directions for future research on these topics are indicated. This text is unusual in as much as it provides both general commentaries as well as recent specialized developments in the field of turbulence modeling. As such it provides access to both historically validated and accepted results and newer ideas and approaches to the problem of modeling turbulence. Specialized results relevant to the compressible and non-equilibrium nature of turbulence as well as turbulent flows subjected to rotation and mean pressure gradients are also treated. Also of interest, outside the traditional arena of single-point turbulence closures, are articles addressing spectral (two-point) closures, structure function closures, vortex methods and low dimensional models. This book is unique in that it provides a balanced perspective with an emphasis on both rigorous mathematical developments and a focus on engineering problems in a field traditionally dominated by empiricism.

Current and Future Needs in Turbulence Modelingp. 1
Army Turbulence Modeling Needsp. 5
The Best Turbulence Models for Engineersp. 9
The Modeling of Turbulent Flows with Significant Curvature or Rotationp. 29
A Perspective on Turbulence Modelingp. 53
Developments in Structure-based Turbulence Modelingp. 69
The Low Dimensional Approach to Turbulencep. 89
Modeling Non-equilibrium Turbulent Flowsp. 107
Development of Algebraic Reynolds Stress Model for Non-equilibrium Turbulencep. 139
Toward a Vortex Method Simulation of Non-equilibrium Turbulent Flowsp. 161
Two-point Closures and Statistical Equilibriump. 183
Modeling the Turbulent Wall Flows Subjected to Strong Pressure Variationsp. 203
Some Structural Features of Pressure-driven Three-dimensional Turbulent Boundary Layers from Experimentsp. 223
Physics and Computations of Flows with Adverse Pressure Gradientsp. 245
Computations of Complex Turbulent Flows Using the Commercial Code FLUENTp. 259
Simulation of Shock Wave-turbulent Boundary Layer Interactions Using the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes Equationsp. 277
Some Results Relevant to Statistical Closures for Compressible Turbulencep. 297
Transport Coefficients in Rotating Weakly Compressible Turbulencep. 329
Development of a Turbulence Model for Flows with Rotation and Curvaturep. 349
Modeling and Analysis of Turbulent Flows in the Presence of Rotation and Curvaturep. 361
List of Attendeesp. 373
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ISBN: 9780792355908
ISBN-10: 0792355903
Series: ICASE LaRC Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 385
Published: April 2002
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.74