Author Eça, L., Hoekstra, M., Hay, A. and Pelletier, D.
Title A manufactured solution for a two-dimensional steady wall-bounded incompressible turbulent flow
Conference/Journal International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Paper no. DOI: 10.1080/10618560701553436
Month March-May
Year 2007
Volume 21
Number 3-4
Pages 175-188

Abstract
This paper presents a manufactured solution (MS), resembling a two-dimensional, steady, wall-bounded, incompressible, turbulent flow for RANS codes verification. The specified flow field satisfies mass conservation, but requires additional source terms in the momentum equations. To also allow verification of the correct implementation of the turbulence models transport equations, the proposed MS exhibits most features of a true near-wall turbulent flow. The model is suited for testing six eddy-viscosity turbulence models: the one-equation models of Spalart and Allmaras and Menter; the standard two-equation k–epsilon model and the low-Reynolds version proposed by Chien; the TNT and BSL versions of the k–omega model.

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