Numerical Studies on Fluid Flow over a Cavity Involving Density Fields with and without Use of Spoiler Expending LES Approach

Authors(1) :-Dr. Nirmal Kumar Kund

The present research implicates the development of an apposite numerical model concerning the supersonic flow past a three-dimensional open cavity with length-to-depth ratio of 2. The Mach number of the supersonic free-stream is 2 as well as the Reynolds number of the flow is 105.  The numerical simulations have been carried out by means of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) method. The Smagorinky model is considered for this investigation. The results have been demonstrated in the form of flow fields represented by the density contours. Very large recirculation is observed within the open cavity without the installation of the spoiler. However, the reduction of the recirculation inside the open cavity is attained by installing a spoiler at the leading edge of the cavity in the form of one-fourth of a cylinder. In addition, the changes in the flow structures within the open cavity by keeping the spoiler is fully examined. And, there exists the qualitative agreement between the two. The trends of results for both the stated cavities are as expected. In overall, the comparisons between the results of the open cavity flows with and without the installation of the spoiler at the leading edge of the cavity is also made.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Nirmal Kumar Kund
Associate Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India

Numerical Simulation, Supersonic Flow, Open Cavity, Spoiler, LES, Density Contour

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 153-159
Manuscript Number : CSEIT183151
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Dr. Nirmal Kumar Kund, "Numerical Studies on Fluid Flow over a Cavity Involving Density Fields with and without Use of Spoiler Expending LES Approach", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.153-159, January-February.2018

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