Special Issue "Turbulence Simulation and Advanced Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Method Development Relevant to External Aerodynamics, Separation, and Transitional Flows"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2020) | Viewed by 11928
Simulation of turbulent flows is an interdisciplinary research field that brings together development and knowledge in conjunction with mathematical and computational physics, numerical methods, computer science, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), combustion, experimental methods, engineering fluid mechanics, and engineering applications. Since there is no ultimate solution for modeling complex turbulent flow problems, therefore, the present Special Issue is interested in recent theoretical, experimental, and computational method developments relevant to external aerodynamics, separation, and transitional flows. Advanced and new closure models for the solution of unsteady and stationary Reynolds- and Favre-Averaged Navier-Stokes (URANS/RANS, UFANS/FANS) equations, the solution of Partially-Averaged Navier-Stokes (PANS) equations for turbulence, Reynolds Stress Models (RSM), classical and Implicit Large Eddy Simulation techniques (LES/ILES), Detached Eddy Simulations (DES)-coupling RANS and LES models, hybrid approaches, and computationally expensive Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS) are particularly welcome. The development of anisotropic turbulence models for separation flows, as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of the development of Galilean invariant transitional closure models, is of central interest to the current Special Issue. It is important note that the Galilean invariance of transitional models is a challenging subject nowadays. Authors are also encouraged to focus on complex three-dimensional turbulent flow problems, which involve the application of validation and verification techniques; accordingly, the quantification of theoretical and experimental uncertainties can be addressed.
Dr. László Könözsy
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- three-dimensional turbulent flows
- external aerodynamics
- separation flows
- transitional flows
- anisotropic turbulence
- Galilean invariance
- aerospace applications