10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis , 2010-07-12

Title : ( A LATTICE BOLTZMANN SIMULATION OF CROSS-FLOW AROUND FOUR CYLINDERS IN A SQUARE ARRANGMENT )

Authors: Javad Abolfazli Esfahani , AhmadReza Vaselbehagh ,

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The purpose of the present work is simulating cross flow around four cylinders in a square configuration by using a Lattice Boltzmann method. The effective parameters such as Reynolds number and spacing ratio L/D are chosen on the basis of former researches of other authors which have been done experimentally or by using traditional numerical schemes like finite volume method to provide the opportunity for comparing Lattice Boltzmann results with those obtained from experimental and CFD studies. Hence, the Reynolds number is set at Re=100 and the spacing ratio is chosen to be 1.5, 2.5, 3.5, 4.5. It is shown that final results such as flow pattern, velocity and vorticity field are in accordance with those obtained by former researchers via experimental efforts or by use of finite volume method. This good agreement beside other important qualities such as efficient code, not having mesh tangling associated with other common numerical approaches, high convergence speed and nondimensional velocity and pressure field indicate this fact that in comparison with other numerical methods, Lattice Boltzmann method is very capable of analyzing a broad variety of fluid flows.

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, A LATTICE BOLTZMANN, CROSS-FLOW, FOUR CYLINDERS, SQUARE
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@inproceedings{paperid:1020658,
author = {Abolfazli Esfahani, Javad and Vaselbehagh, AhmadReza},
title = {A LATTICE BOLTZMANN SIMULATION OF CROSS-FLOW AROUND FOUR CYLINDERS IN A SQUARE ARRANGMENT},
booktitle = {10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis},
year = {2010},
location = {Istanbul},
keywords = {A LATTICE BOLTZMANN; CROSS-FLOW; FOUR CYLINDERS; SQUARE ARRANGMENT},
}

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%0 Conference Proceedings
%T A LATTICE BOLTZMANN SIMULATION OF CROSS-FLOW AROUND FOUR CYLINDERS IN A SQUARE ARRANGMENT
%A Abolfazli Esfahani, Javad
%A Vaselbehagh, AhmadReza
%J 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis
%D 2010

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