Exploratory RANS Simulations Of Partial Cavitation And Its Dynamics

AuthorsHoekstra, M.
Conference/JournalIV International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (ECCOMAS MARINE), Lisbon, Portugal
DateSep 28, 2011

Partial cavitation on a 2D foil at given incidence goes through various stages when the cavitation number is lowered. This paper explores by numerical simulation the transition from more or less steady to dynamic behaviour, eventually leading to periodic shedding of vapour clouds.

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