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lakeat December 25, 2007 09:46

For a given field, can anyone
 
For a given field, can anyone tell me how to calculate u+?

u+=U/u_tau
u_tau=sqrt(tau_w/rho)
tau_w=mu*(∂u/∂y)|y=0

Am I in the right way?

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Daniel

nuovodna January 14, 2008 05:48

i have the same problem....in
 
i have the same problem....in what way can i compute u+? is there a solver like computeYplus ??

lakeat January 14, 2008 09:44

Yes, there are some utilities
 
Yes, there are some utilities on yplus, like

checkYPlus
yPlusLES

Good luck!

Daniel

ariorus January 15, 2008 06:45

Hello Daniel, you could wri
 
Hello Daniel,

you could write your own application if you need u+.

By the way here http://www.cfd-online.com/cgi-bin/Op...8488#POST18488

is computed u_tau y /nu, so you can modify it to extract u+.

Rosario.


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