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A One-Dimensional Finite-Difference Solver for Fully-Developed Pipe and Channel Flows
Rocky Mountain Space Grant Consortium Meeting Proceedings
  • Doug F. Hunsaker, Utah State University
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Date
5-1-2010
Abstract
An algorithm is developed to solve the fundamental flow cases of fully-developed turbulent flow in a pipe and in a channel. The algorithm uses second-order finite-difference approximations for nonuniform grid spacing and is developed in such a way as to easily facilitate the implementation of several two-equation, Reynolds- Averaged-Navier-Stokes turbulence models. Results are included for the Wilcox 1998 k-ω model.
Citation Information
Hunsaker, D. F., “A One-Dimensional Finite-Difference Solver for Fully-Developed Pipe and Channel Flows,” Rocky Mountain Space Grant Consortium Meeting Proceedings, Logan, Utah, May 2010.