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Navier-Stokes calculations over swept wings

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2006
Şahin, Pınar
In this study, the non-equilibrium Johnson and King Turbulence Model (JK model) is implemented in a three-dimensional, Navier-Stokes flow solver. The main program is a structured Euler/Navier-Stokes flow solver in which spatial discretization is accomplished by a finite volume formulation and a multigrid technique is used as a convergence accelerator. The aim is the validation of this in-house developed CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) tool with this enhanced enlarged capability in order to obtain a reliable flow solver that can solve flows over swept wings accurately. Various test cases were evaluated against reference solutions in order to demonstrate the accuracy of the newly implemented JK turbulence model. The selected test cases are NACA 0012 airfoil, ONERA M6 wing, DLR-F4 wing and two wings taken from the 3rd Drag Prediction Workshop. The solutions were analyzed and discussed in detail. The results show appreciably good agreement with the experimental data including force coefficients and surface pressure distributions.