# The dynamics of vortex streets in channels

@article{Wang2015TheDO, title={The dynamics of vortex streets in channels}, author={Xiaolin Wang and Silas Alben}, journal={Physics of Fluids}, year={2015}, volume={27}, pages={073603} }

We develop a model to numerically study the dynamics of vortex streets in channel flows. Previous work has studied the vortex wakes of specific vortex generators. Here, we study a wide range of vortex wakes including regular and reverse von Karman streets with various strengths, geometries, and Reynolds numbers (Re) by applying a smoothed von Karman street as an inflow condition. We find that the spatial structure of the inflow vortex street is maintained for the reverse von Karman street and…

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