Simulation of Turbulent Flow Using FEM

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Author(s) Sabah Tamimi
Pages 1358-1363
Volume 2
Issue 8
Date August, 2012
Keywords Developing and fully developed turbulent flow, Pressure flow, Coupled and iterative methods.

Abstract

An analysis of developing and fully developed turbulent flow was carried out when different techniques have been used in a zone close to the solid wall. In this paper, wall element technique based on the finite element method (FEM) has been adopted and compared with other techniques for determination of confined turbulent flow with a one equation model used to depict the turbulent viscosity is applied to a smooth straight channel.

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