Predicting Transition Without Empiricism or DNS

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Mark W. Johnson

Department of Engineering, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GH, UK

J. Turbomach 124(4), 665-669 (Nov 07, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1506940 History: Received April 10, 2001; Online November 07, 2002
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Definition of the vortex coordinate system
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Vortex orientation averaged near wall gain as a function of freestream vortex wave number
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Effect of vortex axis direction on the near wall gain for a vortex wave number of 1.15 and a Reδ=1000
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Y-Z cross section of approximately streamwise vortices θ=0 deg,ϕ=1deg. Left-hand diagrams show velocity perturbation and right hand diagrams show pressure perturbation. Contours: grey—negative, black—positive.
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Near wall gain for isotropic turbulence. (Turbulence generating grid to plate leading edge Reynolds number of 500,000.)
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Experimental near wall gain results from 3
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Ratio of near wall to freestream turbulence levels




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