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Eric Strom February 25, 2009 17:53

Slow speed CFD
 
I am part of a group planning on doing research in the Re = 30000 range. I have heard from more experienced researchers in the field that CFD simulations between 20000 and 800000 are notoriously error-ridden, though I have found a paper put out by researchers at the Japan Research Laboratory that speaks to the contrary (via comparison with LDV and PIV systems at Re = 29k, 49k, and 67k). I'm looking for a second (or third, as it were) opinion about this. What are your thoughts?

The article in question can be found here: http://psfvip4.univ-fcomte.fr/Fpsfvi...rces/F4037.pdf


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