The structure of laminar flow in a three-dimensional driven cavity

Deshpande, MD and Shankar, PN (1993) The structure of laminar flow in a three-dimensional driven cavity. In: Proceedings of the Fluid Dynamics Symposium in Honour of Professor R. Narasimha on his 60th Birthday, 9 Jul 1993, Sikkim, India.

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We present some details of the steady laminar flow fields that are generated in a fluid filled cavity by the motion of one of the faces. The flow fields have been obtained by the numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations in the Reynolds number range 0 lt; Re lt; 1000. The streamline patterns clearly indicate the very complicated nature of the eddy structures and their dependence on Reynolds number. Further work is currently in progress to extend the computations to higher Reynolds numbers in order that transition and turbulence in the cavity may be studied.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computational fluid dynamics;Flow distribution;Laminar flow;Navier-stokes equation;Reynolds number;Steady flow;Fluid filled shells;Vortices
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Depositing User: Mr. Ravikumar R
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:22

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