DNS Study of the Bending Effect Due to Smoothing Mechanism
AbstractPropagation of either an infinitely thin interface or a reaction wave of a nonzero thickness in forced, constant-density, statistically stationary, homogeneous, isotropic turbulence is simulated by solving unsteady 3D Navier–Stokes equations and either a level set (G) or a reaction-diffusion equation, respectively, with all other things being equal. In the case of the interface, the fully developed bulk consumption velocity normalized using the laminar-wave speed SL depends linearly on the normalized rms velocity u′/SL. In the case of the reaction wave of a nonzero thickness, dependencies of the normalized bulk consumption velocity on u′/SL show bending, with the effect being increased by a ratio of the laminar-wave thickness to the turbulence length scale. The obtained bending effect is controlled by a decrease in the rate of an increase δAF in the reaction-zone-surface area with increasing u′/SL. In its turn, the bending of the δAF(u′/SL)-curves stems from inefficiency of small-scale turbulent eddies in wrinkling the reaction-zone surface, because such small-scale wrinkles characterized by a high local curvature are smoothed out by molecular transport within the reaction wave. View Full-Text
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Yu, R.; Lipatnikov, A.N. DNS Study of the Bending Effect Due to Smoothing Mechanism. Fluids 2019, 4, 31.
Yu R, Lipatnikov AN. DNS Study of the Bending Effect Due to Smoothing Mechanism. Fluids. 2019; 4(1):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yu, Rixin; Lipatnikov, Andrei N. 2019. "DNS Study of the Bending Effect Due to Smoothing Mechanism." Fluids 4, no. 1: 31.
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