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James J Riley
M E 544
Seattle Campus

Advanced Turbulence Modeling Techniques

The Reynolds stress transport equations; plane homogeneous shear flow; modeling the pressure-strain, diffusion, and dissipation rate correlation tensors; one and two-equation turbulence models; near-wall turbulence and wall functions; limitations of length scale and eddy viscosity modeling. Prerequisite: 3 credits of turbulence-related coursework. Offered: Sp, even years.

Class description

The material in this course will encompass the modeling and simulation of turbulent flows, including direct numerical simulation (DNS), one-point closure models (Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equation modeling, or RANS), probability density function modeling (PDF), and large-eddy simulation (LES).

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by James J Riley
Date: 03/22/2010