# Numerical investigations of flow over a sphere in the subcritical and supercritical regimes

@article{Constantinescu2004NumericalIO, title={Numerical investigations of flow over a sphere in the subcritical and supercritical regimes}, author={George Constantinescu and Kyle D. Squires}, journal={Physics of Fluids}, year={2004}, volume={16}, pages={1449-1466} }

The flow field around a sphere in an uniform flow has been analyzed numerically for conditions corresponding to the subcritical (laminar separation) and supercritical (turbulent separation) regimes spanning a wide range of Reynolds numbers (104–106). Particular attention has been devoted to assessing predictions of the pressure distribution, skin friction, and drag as well as to understanding the changes in the wake organization and vortex dynamics with the Reynolds number. The unsteady…

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