Numerical Simulation about Reconstruction of the Boundary Layer†
AbstractIn this paper, the reconstruction mechanism of the boundary layer in the channel is studied using the lattice Boltzmann method (LBM). By comparing the distribution of velocity in the channel, the conclusion that LBM has feasibility and superiority is obtained. Based on this, a physical model of square cylinders is set up to simulate the velocity distribution and the effect on the thickness of boundary layer. When the square cylinder moves at a certain speed, the velocity distribution in the flow field changes drastically. As well, it is found that the thickness of the boundary layer decreases with the cylinders’ height increasing in the given range. Furthermore, double cylinders model is also set up, and the results show that the optimal interval distance of the cylinders is between 90 and 140 lattice units. It is found that the moving cylinders have a significant effect on the thickness of the boundary layer, which will change the fluid flow and enhance the heat transfer. View Full-Text
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Li, Y.; Li, C.; Wu, Y.; Liu, C.; Yuan, H.; Mei, N. Numerical Simulation about Reconstruction of the Boundary Layer. Energies 2017, 10, 2074.
Li Y, Li C, Wu Y, Liu C, Yuan H, Mei N. Numerical Simulation about Reconstruction of the Boundary Layer. Energies. 2017; 10(12):2074.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Yan; Li, Chuan; Wu, Yajie; Liu, Cong; Yuan, Han; Mei, Ning. 2017. "Numerical Simulation about Reconstruction of the Boundary Layer." Energies 10, no. 12: 2074.
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