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Turbulence is characterized by chaotic changes in pressure and flow velocity. Simulating turbulence is necessary in such areas as atmospheric and climate modelling as well as traditional aerodynamic applications. It requires resolution of a significant range of scales, such as fine dissipative scales and larger scales containing most of the kinetic energy. This seminar will aid students in gaining familiarity with different models that are currently used for turbulence simulation. The main models that we will discuss are Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS), Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS), and Large Eddy Simulation (LES).
The seminar is aimed at both bachelor and master level students in applied mathematics. It is a continuation of the introductory course on Computational Fluid Dynamics.
The seminar will be given over one week in September, with 3 lectures given per day. Students will work in small groups in order to present a basic description of the various methods as well as a small written summary.