|September 10, 2009, 04:58||
Turbulence length scale and integral length scale
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I have a question about turbulence length scale and integral length scale.
I am right now doing a CFD simulation about Wind Turbine by using CFX with kappa-Omega 2-Equation turbulence model. In order to specify the turbulence level at the inlet (about 20% turbulence intensity ), i need to give the value of turbulence length scale and turbulence kinetic energy. But, i just know the intergral length scale at the inlet which is equal the chord length of the blade. How can i convert the integral length scale into turbulence length scale.
Another method is that i can give the value of kinetic energy (kappa) and turbulence frequency (Omega). But, in order to calculate the omega, i need to know eddy viscosity ratio. Dose anyone know the eddy viscosity ratio of water at temperature 20° C?
Thank you very much
PS: i am using kappa-omega model and with very high turbulence level (20%)
Last edited by rizhang; September 10, 2009 at 05:13. Reason: refinement
|September 10, 2009, 06:38||
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