On Scale Separation in Large Eddy Simulations

  • Roel VerstappenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


Since the larger eddies in turbulent flow cannot reach a near equilibrium between the rate at which energy is supplied and the rate at which energy is dissipated (by the action of viscosity), they break up, transferring their energy to somewhat smaller scales.


Large Eddy Simulation Direct Numerical Simulation Eddy Viscosity Closure Model Smagorinsky Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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