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K-epsilon turbulence model

About: K-epsilon turbulence model is a(n) research topic. Over the lifetime, 13914 publication(s) have been published within this topic receiving 509292 citation(s). more

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Florian R. Menter1Institutions (1)
01 Aug 1994-AIAA Journal
Abstract: Two new two-equation eddy-viscosity turbulence models will be presented. They combine different elements of existing models that are considered superior to their alternatives. The first model, referred to as the baseline (BSL) model, utilizes the original k-ω model of Wilcox in the inner region of the boundary layer and switches to the standard k-e model in the outer region and in free shear flows. It has a performance similar to the Wilcox model, but avoids that model's strong freestream sensitivity more

12,746 citations

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Brian Launder1, D. B. Spalding1Institutions (1)
Abstract: The paper reviews the problem of making numerical predictions of turbulent flow. It advocates that computational economy, range of applicability and physical realism are best served at present by turbulence models in which the magnitudes of two turbulence quantities, the turbulence kinetic energy k and its dissipation rate ϵ, are calculated from transport equations solved simultaneously with those governing the mean flow behaviour. The width of applicability of the model is demonstrated by reference to numerical computations of nine substantially different kinds of turbulent flow. more

10,988 citations

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Philippe R. Spalart1, S. Allmaras1Institutions (1)
06 Jan 1992-

8,256 citations

01 Jan 1972-
Abstract: Keywords: turbulence ; transport ; contraintes ; transport ; couche : limite ; ecoulement ; tourbillon ; energie Reference Record created on 2005-11-18, modified on 2016-08-08 more

7,966 citations

01 Jan 1993-
Abstract: Keywords: ecoulement : compressible Note: + disquette Reference Record created on 2005-11-18, modified on 2016-08-08 more

6,811 citations

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Charles G. Speziale

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