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Title:On physical space equation for large-eddy simulation of inhomogeneous turbulence
Author(s):Adrian, Ronald J.
Subject(s):Large-eddy Simulation
Inhomogeneous Turbulence
Abstract:The starting point for large-eddy simulation is an equation governing the evolution of the spatially filtered velocity field. In current practice, this equation is derived by low-pass filtering the Navier-Stokes equations and interchanging filtering and differentiation operations to get a partial differential equation for the filtered velocity. This procedure leaves the filtering operation unspecified. and it is not valid unless the filter is shift-invariant, with the consequence that it is not well suited to the description of inhomogeneous turbulence. Using the concept of mean-square optimal algorithms, a new governing equation is derived for the evolution in physical space of large eddies defined by an explicit and inhomogeneous filtering operation.
Issue Date:1999-07
Publisher:Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Series/Report:TAM R 915
1999-6017
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/112623
ISSN:0073-5264
Rights Information:Copyright 1999 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2021-11-04


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