Simulation of Turbulent Flows with and without Combustion with Emphasis on the Impact of Coherent Structures on the Turbulent Mixing
Cunha Galeazzo, Flavio Cesar
The analysis of turbulent mixing in complex turbulent flows is a challenging task. The effective mixing of entrained fluids to a molecular level is a vital part of the dynamics of turbulent flows, especially when combustion is involved. The work has shown the limitations of the steady-state simulations and acknowledged the need of applying high-fidelity unsteady methods for the calculation of flows with pronounced unsteadiness promoted by large-scale coherent structures or other sources.