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Resolution Requirements for Numerical Simulations of Transition

  • Thomas A. Zang
  • Steven E. Krist
  • M. Yousuff Hussaini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 43)

Abstract

The resolution requirements for direct numerical simulations of transition to turbulence are investigated. A reliable resolution criterion is determined from the results of several detailed simulations of channel and boundary-layer transition.

Keywords

Channel Flow Direct Numerical Simulation Vertical Shear Spanwise Direction Streamwise Vortex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Zang
    • 1
  • Steven E. Krist
    • 1
  • M. Yousuff Hussaini
    • 2
  1. 1.NASA Langley Research CenterUSA
  2. 2.NASA Langley Research CenterI.C.A.S.E.USA

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