By M Rahman, C. A. Brebbia, M. Rahman
This e-book includes the papers awarded on the 8th overseas convention on Advances in Fluid Mechanics held September 15-17, 2010, in Algarve, Portugal. This biennial convention is the most recent in a winning sequence that begun in 1996. The convention presents a platform for engineering execs to percentage advances and new functions within the quarter of fluid mechanics.
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The challenging problem in the turbulent combustion is the wide range of length and time scales. The direct closure of a source term is only possible through Direct numerical simulation (DNS). DNS resolves all the reactive length scales, which makes DNS computationally expensive. Another approach is Large Eddy Simulation (LES), where large geometrically-dependent energy carrying eddies are resolved on the grid scales(GS), whereas effects of the smaller, more universal isotropic scales are modeled using a sub-grid scale (SGS) models.
133–166, 1987. , Moin, P. , Direct numerical simulation of turbulent flow over a backward-facing step. J Fluid Mech, pp. 330–349, 1997. com, ISSN 1743-3533 (on-line) This page intentionally left blank Advances in Fluid Mechanics VIII 15 On properties of turbulence models T. H. Moulden The University of Tennessee Space Institute, USA Abstract Many applications of fluid mechanics are to turbulent flows. The practical computation of such flows call upon turbulence models to provide the information needed to close the mean motion equations.
In the conserved variable approach a transport equation for the conserved variable such as mixture fraction is solved. The mixture fraction represents the mixed ness of the fuel and oxidizer. In this approach turbulence and local equivalence ratio are represented by filtered mixture fraction, mixture fraction variance and scalar dissipation rate. Chemical kinetic is coupled with a flamelet equation which is solved in the mixture fraction space. A turbulence-chemistry interaction model based on presumed probability density functions (PDF) was presented by Landenfeld , which was capable of capturing major and minor species distribution features in turbulent diffusion flames.
Advances in Fluid Mechanics VIII (Wit Transactions on Engineering Sciences) by M Rahman, C. A. Brebbia, M. Rahman