LES of Turbulent Cavitating Shear Layers

  • Christian EgererEmail author
  • Stefan Hickel
  • Steffen Schmidt
  • Nikolaus A. Adams
Conference paper


Preliminary results of large-eddy simulations of turbulent cavitating shear layers are presented. Validation of the computational setup is presented with focus on the extent of the spanwise domain size. We observe characteristic differences in the evolution of the extremal values of the components of the Reynolds-stress tensor at different cavitation numbers.


Shear Layer Cavitation Number Vapor Cavity Barotropic Fluid Turbulent Shear Layer 
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This project is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under contract AD186/20-1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Egerer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefan Hickel
    • 1
  • Steffen Schmidt
    • 1
  • Nikolaus A. Adams
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Aerodynamik und StrömungsmechanikTechnische Universität MünchenGarching bei MünchenGermany

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