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Flow Past A Circular Cylinder: A Comparison Between RANS And Hybrid Turbulence Models For A Low Reynolds Number

AuthorsPereira, F.S., Vaz, G. and Eça, L.
Conference/JournalOMAE ASME 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, St. John�s, Newfoundland, Canada
DateJun 1, 2015

This paper assesses RANS and hybrid turbulence models, focusing on the dependence of the numerical predictions on the physical settings. To this end, the flow past a circular cylinder at a Reynolds number of 3900 is simulated using RANS, DDES and XLES models.


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