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Hoan, N.T. (author), Booij, R. (author), Hofland, B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
The current research is aimed at finding a proper relation between flow forces acting on the bed and the bed response. To this end, experiments were carried out in which both the bed response (quantified by a dimensionless entrainment rate) and the flow field (velocity and turbulence intensity distributions) are measured. The three available...
conference paper 2007
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van Reeuwijk, M. (author)
This dissertation focuses on turbulent thermal convection, which occurs in a wide range of geophysical and engineering situations, such as the atmosphere, the sun, the earth's mantle, indoor climates etc. The first part of the thesis comprises a fundamental study of Rayleigh-BÉnard convection in a domain with aspect-ratio four. An ensemble of...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Gillissen, J.J.J. (author), Boersma, B.J. (author), Mortensen, P.H. (author), Andersson, H.I. (author)
Fiber-induced drag reduction can be studied in great detail by means of direct numerical simulation [ J. S. Paschkewitz et al., J. Fluid Mech. 518, 281 (2004) ]. To account for the effect of the fibers, the Navier-Stokes equations are supplemented by the fiber stress tensor, which depends on the distribution function of fiber orientation angles....
journal article 2007
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Hoan, N.T. (author), Booij, R. (author), Hofland, B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
The current research is aimed at finding a dimensionless stability parameter for non-uniform flow in which the effect of turbulence is incorporated. To this end, experiments were carried out in which both the bed response (quantified by a dimensionless entrainment rate) and the flow field (velocity and turbulence intensity distributions) are...
conference paper 2007
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Dijkstra, J.T. (author), Uittenbogaard, R.E. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
In many areas around the world, there is a large interest in the protection and restoration of aquatic vegetation, like eelgrass (Zostera marina), but little is known about the interaction of such vegetation with its environment. To improve this knowledge, a model has been developed that simulates this interaction between highly flexible...
conference paper 2006
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Hoffmans, G.J.C.M. (author)
In the Netherlands hydraulic engineering structures are not only designed, but are also managed and maintained (M&M). In the nineteen-nineties in the United States during periods of high water scores of bridges collapsed, because American law forbids the use of bed protection around bridge piers and moreover, no maintenance plans were available....
report 2006
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Lee, J.I. (author), Kim, C. (author), Kim, K.H. (author)
The purpose of this paper is to develop an accurate analysis code for the flow of arc-heater by employing advanced numerical models. Governing equations are hyperbolic-type axisymmetric Navier-Stokes equations which include joule heating by arc, radiation and turbulent transport effect. Joule heating is simply calculated by Ohm’s law with the...
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Soulard, O. (author), Sabel'nikov, V. (author)
In the field of turbulent combustion, Lagrangian Monte Carlo (LMC) methods (Pope, 85) have become an essential component of the probability density function (PDF) approach. LMC methods are based on stochastic particles, which evolve from prescribed stochastic ordinary differential equations (SODEs). They are used to compute the one-point...
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Cargnelutti, M. (author), Breugem, W.A. (author), Portela, L.M. (author), Mudde, R.F. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Stelling, G.S. (author)
In this work, a comparison between the results of point-particle direct numerical simulations and PIV/PTV experiments of a particle-laden horizontal channel flow is presented. The numerical simulations were preformed trying to mimic as much as possible the experimental conditions. The accuracy of the point-particle approach was evaluated by...
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Prosser, R. (author)
In this paper we explore the specification of time dependent boundary conditions suitable for the simulation of low Mach number reacting flows. The standard treatments used to date are based on the method of characteristics, and essentially set to zero the incoming characteristics; this practise has been shown to have deleterious effects on the...
conference paper 2006
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Cargnelutti, M. (author), Breugem, W.A. (author), Portela, L.M. (author), Mudde, R.F. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Stelling, G.S. (author)
In this work, a comparison between the results of point-particle direct numerical simulations and PIV/PTV experiments of a particle-laden horizontal channel flow is presented. The numerical simulations were preformed trying to mimic as much as possible the experimental conditions. The accuracy of the point-particle approach was evaluated by...
conference paper 2006
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Geurts, B.J. (author)
We analyze the evolution of a diffusion flame in a turbulent mixing layer using large-eddy simulation. The large-eddy simulation includes Leray regularization of the convective transport and approximate inverse filtering to represent the chemical source terms. The Leray model is compared to the more conventional dynamic mixed model. The location...
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Khan, I.M. (author), Gilbert, T. (author), Barigou, M. (author)
The shape of the nozzle geometry is increasingly attractive in heating, ventilation and air conditioning applications. However an important consideration in the design of nozzle geometry is its effect on the dynamics of near flow field jet and to minimise the manufacturing cost for practical applications. In this investigation the effect of an...
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Campagne, G. (author), Cazalbou, J.B. (author), Joly, L. (author), Chassaing, P. (author)
In this paper, direct numerical simulation is used to study the interaction between turbulence and a free surface. The configuration is original due to the fact that a random force generates turbulence in the vicinity of a plane parallel to the free surface. Turbulence is therefore statistically steady and nearly isotropic at some distance of...
conference paper 2006
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Geurts, B.J. (author)
Non-uniform filtering of the Navier-Stokes equations expresses itself, next to the turbulent stresses, in additional closure terms known as commutator errors. These terms require explicit subgrid modeling if the non-uniformity of the filter is sufficiently pronounced. We derive expressions for the magnitude of the mean flux, the turbulent stress...
conference paper 2006
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De Borst, R. (author), Hulshoff, S.J. (author), Lenz, S. (author), Munts, E.A. (author), Van Brummelen, E.H. (author), Wall, W.A. (author)
The basic idea of multiscale methods, namely the decomposition of a problem into a coarse scale and a fine scale, has in an intuitive manner been used in engineering for many decades, if not for centuries. Also in computational science, large-scale problems have been solved, and local data, for instance displacements, forces or velocities, have...
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De Hoogh, J. (author), Kuerten, J.G.M. (author)
To investigate the behavior of the concentration of a passive scalar in a turbulent flow with realistic high Schmidt numbers, one needs a very fine grid to capture all length-scales that are present in the concentration. An efficient method to increase the spatial resolution without a drastic raise of the computational costs is to apply a Local...
conference paper 2006
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De Borst, R. (author), Hulshoff, S.J. (author), Lenz, S. (author), Munts, E.A. (author), Van Brummelen, E.H. (author), Wall, W.A. (author)
The basic idea of multiscale methods, namely the decomposition of a problem into a coarse scale and a fine scale, has in an intuitive manner been used in engineering for many decades, if not for centuries. Also in computational science, large-scale problems have been solved, and local data, for instance displacements, forces or velocities, have...
conference paper 2006
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Thornber, B. (author), Drikakis, D. (author)
Simulations of three dimensional freely decaying homogeneous turbulence in a periodic cube have been used to examine in a detailed and quantitative manner the behaviour of a Large Eddy Simulation (LES) using implicit subgrid modelling. This paper details the form and behaviour of the implicit subgrid models for the Minmod and third order...
conference paper 2006
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Meyers, J. (author), Sagaut, P. (author)
A theoretical analysis is presented on the dependence of the standard and variational multi-scale Smagorinsky models on the proximity of the LES filter width Delta to the integral length scale of turbulence L on the one hand, and to the Kolmogorov scale eta on the other hand. Moreover modifications of the models are formulated, which respond...
conference paper 2006
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