Reynolds-Stress Modelling for Transonic Shock-Wave/Boundary-Layer Interaction

  • Georges A. Gerolymos
  • Isabelle Vallet
Conference paper
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 73)


Recent advances on wall-normal-free Reynolds-stress models are presented. Adequate functions of turbulence variables and of their gradients are used to describe wall topology. An efficient and robust computational method was specifically developed. Sample results are presented, illustrating the current predictive state-of-the-art. Unanswered questions, for which further research is necessary are discussed.


Turbulence modelling shock-wave/boundary-layer interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges A. Gerolymos
    • 1
  • Isabelle Vallet
    • 1
  1. 1.LEMFI- Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)OrsayFrance

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