2015
DOI: 10.1115/1.4030380
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Abstract: Flow over a circular cylinder at a Reynolds number of 3900 is investigated using large eddy simulations (LES) to assess the affect of four numerical parameters on the resulting flow-field. These parameters are subgrid scale (SGS) turbulence models, wall models, discretization of the advective terms in the governing equations, and grid resolution. A finite volume method is employed to solve the incompressible Navier–Stokes equations (NSE) on a structured grid. Results are compared to the experiments of Ong and …

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