ASBM-BSL: An Easy Access to the Structure Based Model Technology

  • Bertrand Aupoix
  • Stavros C. Kassinos
  • Carlos A. Langer
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 14)


The Algebraic Structure Based Model (ASBM) offers unique features to represent the Reynolds stress tensor from the underlying turbulent structures. It is usually coupled with a non standard length scale equation. A way of coupling it with the more popular BSL ω equation is proposed here. Only a minor modification of the ω equation is required to obtain a realistic turbulent kinetic energy profile and thus achieve fair predictions.


Turbulent Kinetic Energy Anisotropy Tensor Reynolds Stress Tensor Structure Base Model Vortical Mode 
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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 EC under the 6th framework program (CONTRACT N: AST4-CT-2005-516008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand Aupoix
    • 1
  • Stavros C. Kassinos
    • 2
  • Carlos A. Langer
    • 2
  1. 1.Aerodynamics and Energetics DepartmentONERAToulouse Cedex 4France
  2. 2.Computational Sciences Laboratory — UCY-CompSci, Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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