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Steady Viscous Flow in a Triangular Cavity

Ribbens, Calvin J. and Watson, Layne T. and Wang, C. Y. (1992) Steady Viscous Flow in a Triangular Cavity. Technical Report TR-92-21, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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Steady recirculating viscous flow inside an equilateral triangular cavity is generated by translating one side. The Navier-Stokes equations are solved numerically using finite difference on a transformed geometry. The results show a primary eddy and a series of secondary eddies at the stagnant corner. For high Reynolds numbers the interior of the primary eddy has constant vorticity, but its value cannot be predicted by the mean-squared law.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:301
Deposited By:User autouser
Deposited On:05 December 2001