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Old   August 12, 2004, 00:28
Default length of recirculation region
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Zhihua
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Hi,

For flow over a cylinder, what is the definition of the length of the recirculation region? Is it equal to the streamwise distance between the cylinder and the point at which the centerline streamwise velocity (ux_bar) is equal to 0?

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