Numerical investigation of turbulent channel flow

  title={Numerical investigation of turbulent channel flow},
  author={Parviz Moin and John Kim},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={341 - 377}
Fully developed turbulent channel flow has been simulated numerically at Reynolds number 13800, based on centre-line velocity and channel half-width. The large-scale flow field has been obtained by directly integrating the filtered, three-dimensional, time-dependent Navier-Stokes equations. The small-scale field motions were simulated through an eddy-viscosity model. The calculations were carried out on the ILLIACIV computer with up to 516096 grid points. The computed flow field was used to… 

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