Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 81, Issue 1–2, pp 63–70 | Cite as

Lattice Boltzmann simulations of flow past a cylindrical obstacle

  • Lukas Wagner
  • Fernand Hayot
Articles

Abstract

We present lattice Boltzmann simulations of flow past a cylindrical obstacle. Our study is based on the Lévy walk model of turbulence in a lattice Boltzmann model. We discuss pressure around the cylinder with laminar and “turbulent” incident flows, as well as the dependence of the von Karman street on the analog of integral scale in our model.

Key Words

Turbulence modeling lattice Boltzmann methods wakes 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lukas Wagner
    • 1
  • Fernand Hayot
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsOhio State UniversityColumbus

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