Variational Multiscale LES Investigation of Drag and Near-Wake Flow of an Axisymmetric Blunt-Based Body

  • A. MariottiEmail author
  • M. V. Salvetti
  • G. Buresti
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


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.


Boundary Layer Thickness Recirculation Zone Bluff Body Recirculation Region Momentum Thickness 
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The authors wish to thank Nicola Pineschi for his precious contribution in carrying out the numerical simulations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e IndustrialeUniversità di PisaPisaItaly

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