A New Wall Function for Near Wall Mixing Length Models Based on a Universal Representation of Near Wall Turbulence

  • Michel Stanislas
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 14)


In a recent paper (Stanislas et al. in J. Fluid Mech. 602:327–382, 2008), the authors proposed a representation of the turbulent boundary layer characteristics based on the analysis of coherent vortices performed from stereo PIV. These results are briefly recalled and a new wall function model is proposed and tested in the case of the turbulent channel.


Reynolds Number Turbulent Boundary Layer Boundary Layer Thickness High Reynolds Number Wall Function 
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This work has been performed under the WALLTURB project. WALLTURB (A European synergy for the assessment of wall turbulence) is funded by the CEC under the 6th framework program (CONTRACT No: AST4-CT-2005-516008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LML UMR CNRS 8107Villeneuve d’AscqFrance

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