A Computational Uncertainty Analysis of LES/DNS: towards building a reliable engineering turbulence prediction capability

  • Hongyi Xu
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 16)


A computational uncertainty analysis is conducted for turbulence simulation. The major sources of error, the model error and the numerical errors, are analyzed strictly based on the physical nature of turbulence. Through these analyses, a clear technical roadmap is laid out towards building a reliable engineering turbulence simulation capability.


Computational Uncertainty Analysis Direct Numerical Simulation Large-eddy Simulation Multi-grid Technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics, Aerodynamics LaboratoryInstitute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council CanadaOttawaCanada

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