test Browse by Author Names Browse by Titles of Works Browse by Subjects of Works Browse by Issue Dates of Works
       

Advanced Search
Home   
 
Browse   
Communities
& Collections
  
Issue Date   
Author   
Title   
Subject   
 
Sign on to:   
Receive email
updates
  
My Account
authorized users
  
Edit Profile   
 
Help   
About T-Space   

T-Space at The University of Toronto Libraries >
School of Graduate Studies - Theses >
Master >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/17162

Title: Design and Application of Discrete Explicit Filters for Large Eddy Simulation of Compressible Turbulent Flows
Authors: Deconinck, Willem
Advisor: Groth, Clinton P. T.
Department: Aerospace Science and Engineering
Keywords: Large Eddy Simulation
Explicit Filtering
Discrete Explicit Filters
LES
Issue Date: 24-Feb-2009
Abstract: In the context of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of turbulent flows, there is a current need to compare and evaluate different proposed subfilter-scale models. In order to carefully compare subfilter-scale models and compare LES predictions to Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) results (the latter would be helpful in the comparison and validation of models), there is a real need for a "grid-independent" LES capability and explicit filtering methods offer one means by which this may be achieved. Advantages of explicit filtering are that it provides a means for eliminating aliasing errors, allows for the direct control of commutation errors, and most importantly allows a decoupling between the mesh spacing and the filter width which is the primary reason why there are difficulties in comparing LES solutions obtained on different grids. This thesis considers the design and assessment of discrete explicit filters and their application to isotropic turbulence prediction.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/17162
Appears in Collections:Master
Institute for Aerospace Studies - Master theses

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Deconinck_Willem_200811_Masters_thesis.pdf5.74 MBAdobe PDF
View/Open

Items in T-Space are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

uoft