Comparison of Synthetic and Pulsed Jets Effect for the Flow Around the Ahmed Body

  • Stéphie Edwige
  • Yoann Eulalie
  • Philippe Gilotte
  • Iraj MortazaviEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 185)


In this work, the effect of three different active control strategies namely, pulsed blowing, pulsed suction, and synthetic jets, is studied for a square back Ahmed body. Using a LES numerical simulation, the efficiency of the synthetic actuation on the rear pressure distribution is highlighted.



This work was funded by AMIES agency as well as LJK Grenoble in collaboration Plastic Omnium. The authors are grateful to ALTAIR for providing the AcuSolve license. Computation time at PLAFRIM at the Institute of Mathematics of Bordeaux is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stéphie Edwige
    • 1
  • Yoann Eulalie
    • 2
  • Philippe Gilotte
    • 2
  • Iraj Mortazavi
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.CNRS, Institut de Mathématiques de BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  2. 2.Auto Exterior DivisionPlastic OmniumLyonFrance
  3. 3.M2NConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance

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