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Old   April 3, 2008, 12:18
Default which turbulence model to use???
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Ravikanth
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Dear friends,

I want to catch boundary layer in case of a pipe flow. Which turbulence model will be suitable for this?? I will be very kind of u if u mention the reason also. I am also getting confused in deciding the mesh quality near the wall.. PLZ help me..

Thanks in advance..
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Old   April 3, 2008, 18:03
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Glenn Horrocks
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Hi,

Use the SST model with a y+ of about 1, and extend the prism layers quite a way into the domain. You should good a good boundary layer profile that way.

Glenn
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