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Turbulent simulation of open channel flow at low Reynolds number

Turbulent simulation of open channel flow at low Reynolds number
Turbulent simulation of open channel flow at low Reynolds number
A numerical technique for simulating turbulent flows in which the free surface is allowed to undergo arbitrarily large deformations and is subject only to a maximum slope limit is applied to turbulent open channel flow at Reynolds number of approximately 3000 based on the surface velocity and depth.
The test problem has been extensively studied in the literature and allows detailed comparisons to be made.
It is found that the method is in general agreement with published results and can be used for a more extensive examination of turbulent fluid mechanics at a free surface.
1853123668
19-36
WIT Press
Thomas, T.G.
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Williams, J.J.R.
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Blain, W.R.
Katsifarakis, K.L.
Thomas, T.G.
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Williams, J.J.R.
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Blain, W.R.
Katsifarakis, K.L.

Thomas, T.G. and Williams, J.J.R. (1994) Turbulent simulation of open channel flow at low Reynolds number. In, Blain, W.R. and Katsifarakis, K.L. (eds.) Hydraulic Engineering Software V. Free Surface Flow and Hydraulic Software. UK. WIT Press, pp. 19-36.

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Abstract

A numerical technique for simulating turbulent flows in which the free surface is allowed to undergo arbitrarily large deformations and is subject only to a maximum slope limit is applied to turbulent open channel flow at Reynolds number of approximately 3000 based on the surface velocity and depth.
The test problem has been extensively studied in the literature and allows detailed comparisons to be made.
It is found that the method is in general agreement with published results and can be used for a more extensive examination of turbulent fluid mechanics at a free surface.

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Published date: 1994

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Local EPrints ID: 72109
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/72109
ISBN: 1853123668
PURE UUID: 2ce0cc10-3fde-446b-a992-b18669578c1a

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Date deposited: 21 Jan 2010
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Author: T.G. Thomas
Author: J.J.R. Williams
Editor: W.R. Blain
Editor: K.L. Katsifarakis

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