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Old   November 16, 2018, 22:05
Question How to obtain the turbulent kinetic energy for large eddy simulation through FLUENT
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Dear all,
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I have a question about how to get fluctuation velocity or the turbulent kinetic energy or root mean square velocity when using LES through FLUENT. Can anyone tell me something about this? or some idea about this?
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Turn on data sampling for time statistics (it's close to the calculate button) and you'll get rmse's for the velocity. To get the turbulent kinetic energy though, you need to define a custom field function as the sum of the components (x,y,z).


However, watch out that the velocity in LES is the filtered velocity so this gives only the resolved part of the tke. You need to add the contribution of the subgrid scales too.
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