Arkadiusz K. Kuczaj

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Inviscid regularization modeling of turbulent flow is investigated. Homogeneous, isotropic, decaying turbulence is simulated at a range of filter widths. A coarse-graining of turbulent flow arises from the direct regularization of the convective nonlinearity in the Navier–Stokes equations. The regularization is translated into its corresponding sub-filter(More)
– The response of turbulent flow to time-modulated forcing is studied by direct numerical simulations of the Navier-Stokes equations. The large-scale forcing is modulated via periodic energy input variations at frequency ω. The response is maximal for frequencies in the range of the inverse of the large eddy turnover time, confirming the mean-field(More)
A new computational framework for the simulation of turbulent flow through complex objects and along irregular boundaries is presented. This is motivated by the application of metal foams in compact heat-transfer devices, or as catalyst substrates in process-engineering. The flow-consequences of such complicated objects are incorporated by adding explicit(More)
Classically, large-scale forced turbulence is characterized by a transfer of energy from large to small scales via nonlinear interactions. We have investigated the changes in this energy transfer process in broadband forced turbulence where an additional perturbation of flow at smaller scales is introduced. The modulation of the energy dynamics via the(More)
The characteristics-based ssolution. It is easy to verify thatectional method (CBSM) offers an Eulerian description of an internally mixed aerosol. It was shown to be robust and capable of exact preservation of lower order moments, allowing for highly skewed sectional droplet size distributions. In this paper we apply CBSM to a spatially varying flow, by(More)
Inhalation of aerosols generated by electronic cigarettes leads to deposition of multiple chemical compounds in the human airways. In this work, an experimental method to determine regional deposition of multicomponent aerosols in an in vitro segmented, realistic human lung geometry was developed and applied to two aerosols, i.e. a monodisperse glycerol(More)