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Jim September 28, 2007 09:59

LES and DES Convergence
 
I'm finding it difficult to get converged results when using LES and DES, my lift and drag are very unstable over the whole simulation. How important is it to obtain convergence with these methods compared to RANS? I simulate flow around a vertical square cylinder at moderate to high Re with Fluent.

Any suggestions and thoughts are welcome.

Jim

Praveen. C September 28, 2007 11:12

Re: LES and DES Convergence
 
This flow would be unsteady. So the forces oscillate in time.

jojo September 28, 2007 15:27

Re: LES and DES Convergence
 
Do the statistcs. The means must converge.


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