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Understanding subsonic and transonic cavity flows

  • J. Henderson (a1), K. J. Badcock (a1) and B. E. Richards (a1)

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A computational investigation of the subsonic and transonic turbulent open flow over cavities was conducted. Simulations of these oscillatory flows were generated through time-accurate solutions of the Reynolds-averaged form of the Navier-Stokes equations. The effect of turbulence was included through the k–ω model. The results presented include calculations of the acoustic pressure distributions along the cavity floor, which compare well with experiment. The results are then used to describe the behaviour of the flow.

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Understanding subsonic and transonic cavity flows

  • J. Henderson (a1), K. J. Badcock (a1) and B. E. Richards (a1)

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