Moscow University Physics Bulletin

, Volume 62, Issue 4, pp 216–220 | Cite as

Numerical simulation of the laminar-turbulent transition in the flow over a backward-facing step

  • T. G. ElizarovaEmail author
  • P. N. Nikol’skii


The capabilities of the quasi-gasdynamic equations as applied to the simulation of laminar-turbulent transitions are demonstrated by computing the viscous compressible gas flow in a channel with an abrupt expansion.


Direct Numerical Simulation Separation Zone Turbulent Transition Viscous Stress Tensor Abrupt Expansion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Mathematical ModelingRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of PhysicsMoscow State UniversityLeninskie gory, MoscowRussia

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