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High-Order Numerical Solutions for Rotating Flows with Walls

  • E. Serre
  • I. Raspo
  • O. Czarny
  • P. Bontoux
  • P. Droll
  • M. Schäfer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 21)

Abstract

The study of rotating viscous flows with walls has significant importance for many industrial devices. In this approach subsystems of simple geometry coming from realistic geometries are studied using accurate methods (spectral). The three-dimensional incompressible Navier-Stokes equations are solved using a projection scheme. Depending on the aspect ratio of the cavity and on the Reynolds number, annular and spiral patterns of the generic types I and II boundary layer instabilities as well as vortex breakdown phenomena are investigated. Taylor-Couette flows in a finite-length cavity with counter-rotating walls, are also studied. Two complex regimes of wavy vortex and spirals are emphasized for the first time via direct numerical simulation in this configuration

Keywords

Direct Numerical Simulation Cylindrical Cavity Vortex Breakdown Ekman Layer Spiral Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Serre
    • 1
  • I. Raspo
    • 1
  • O. Czarny
    • 1
  • P. Bontoux
    • 1
  • P. Droll
    • 2
  • M. Schäfer
    • 2
  1. 1.L3m FRE 2405 CNRSTechnopole de Chateau-GombertMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Dept. of Numerical Method inMechanical EngineeringDarmstadt University of TechnologyDarmstadtGermany

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