Variational Multiscale LES Investigation of Drag and Near-Wake Flow of an Axisymmetric Blunt-Based Body
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The characterization of the relationship between the base pressure of bluff bodies and the geometrical and fluid dynamical parameters defining a certain configuration is a complex and still open problem, of interest for both fundamental research and practical applications.
KeywordsBoundary Layer Thickness Recirculation Zone Bluff Body Recirculation Region Momentum Thickness
The authors wish to thank Nicola Pineschi for his precious contribution in carrying out the numerical simulations.
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