Assessment of Implicit Subgrid-Scale Modeling for Turbulent Supercritical Mixing

  • C. A. NiedermeierEmail author
  • S. Hickel
  • N. A. Adams
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


Space transportation systems predominantly rely on cryogenic rocket combustion engines, which have successfully been used for decades. However, satisfying the increasing requirements in terms of rocket performance and reliability is very challenging due to decreasing budgets and the request for short development cycles. Therefore, the importance of computational methods in the development process increases steadily, raising the demand for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools that are able to simulate the flow at rocket combustor conditions.


Large Eddy Simulation Large Eddy Simulation Method Rocket Combustion Computational Fluid Dynamic Tool Short Development Cycle 
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Financial support has been provided by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG) in the framework of the Sonderforschungsbe-reich/Transregio 40. Computational resources have been provided by the Leibniz–Rechenzentrum München (LRZ) under grant h0983.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Aerodynamics and Fluid MechanicsTechnische Universität MünchenGarching B. MünchenGermany

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