Proceedings of the world renowned ERCOFTAC (International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements). The proceedings include papers dealing with the following areas of turbulence: · Eddy-viscosity and second-order RANS models · Direct and large-eddy simulations and deductions for conventional modelling · Measurement and visualization techniques, experimental studies · Turbulence control · Transition and effects of curvature, rotation and buoyancy on turbulence · Aero-acoustics · Heat and mass transfer and chemically reacting flows · Compressible flows, shock phenomena · Two-phase flows · Applications in aerospace engineering, turbomachinery and reciprocating engines, industrial aerodynamics and wind engineering, and selected chemical engineering problems Turbulence remains one of the key issues in tackling engineering flow problems. These problems are solved more and more by CFD analysis, the reliability of which depends strongly on the performance of the turbulence models employed. Successful simulation of turbulence requires the understanding of the complex physical phenomena involved and suitable models for describing the turbulent momentum, heat and mass transfer. For the understanding of turbulence phenomena, experiments are indispensable, but they are equally important for providing data for the development and testing of turbulence models and hence for CFD software validation. As in other fields of Science, in the rapidly developing discipline of turbulence, swift progress can be achieved only by keeping up to date with recent advances all over the world and by exchanging ideas with colleagues active in related fields.

Table of Contents

1. Invited Lectures
  • Rapid techniques for measuring and modeling turbulent flows in complex geometries
  • Large-Eddy-Simulation of complex flows using the immersed boundary method
  • Transition modelling for general purpose CFD codes
  • Possibilities and limitations of computer simulations of industrial turbulent multiphase flows
2. Turbulence Modelling
  • Turbulence Model and its application to forced and natural convection
  • Calibrating the length scale equation with an explicit algebraic Reynolds stress constitutive relation
  • Near-wall modification of an explicit algebraic Reynolds stress model using elliptic blending
  • Assessment of turbulence models for predicting the interaction region in a wall jet by reference to LES solution and budgets
  • Eddy collision models for turbulence
  • A stress-strain lag eddy viscosity model for unsteady mean flow
  • Turbulence modelling of statistically periodic flows: the case of the synthetic jet
  • Behaviour of turbulence models near a turbulent / non-turbulent interface revisited
  • Behaviour of nonlinear two-equation turbulence models at the free-stream edges of turbulent flows
  • Extending an analytical wall-function for turbulent flows over rough walls
  • Bifurcation of second moment closures in rotating stratified flow
  • Turbulence Model for wall-bounded flow with arbitrary rotating axes


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About the author

Wolfgang Rodi

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Hydromechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.