Influence of grid setup on the prediction of hydrofoil cavitation

AuthorsNegrato, C., Lloyd, T., Terwisga, T.J.C. van, and Bensow, R.
Conference/Journal19th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium (NuTTS), St. Pierre d'Ol�ron, France
DateOct 3, 2016

The objective of this work is to evaluate the effect of two different grid types when they are used to simulate cavitating flow using an unsteady Reynolds averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) solver. The test case chosen is a 2D NACA0015 profile at 6 degrees angle of attack, confined in a water tunnel.

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