Turbulent flows in aerodynamic applications

Call for papers for: International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

Submission opens on Scholar One: 10th May 2021

Submission date: 2nd August 2021

Guest editors

Abderrahmane Baïri, Université de Paris 

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Jean Delery, ONERA

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Bruno Chanetz, ONERA

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Overview of special issue

Turbulent flow regimes, compressible or otherwise, are omnipresent in high-Reynolds-number aerodynamic systems. Accurate prediction is required to anticipate and optimise the performance of new concepts. Optimisation is particularly important where the reduction of chemical and noise pollution is concerned. Robustness and safety for real weather and varying environmental conditions are also critical for aeronautical/terrestrial transportation and for renewable energy industries. These constraints have driven significant progress in the academic and industrial communities in recent years, for instance in the fields of Hybrid, Large-Eddy simulation and Lattice-Boltzmann approaches for the modelling and analysis of unsteady industrial flows; or in the development of measurement methodologies that are now frequently used in the context of data-driven modelling. New theoretical frameworks have appeared for the description of out-of-equilibrium turbulence, and for the reduction and modelling of coherent structures and their sound radiation. These frameworks provide a foundation for the development of flow-control strategies. The prediction of transition to turbulence in complex flows, particularly important in the aeronautical sector, is also an active domain. 

Indicative list of anticipated themes

  • Turbulence modelling for analysis of unsteady industrial flows. URANS, hybrid and LES methodologies, Lattice-Boltzmann methods. 
  • Fundamentals: non-equilibrium turbulence physics for faithful representation of reality. 
  • Data-driven methods. 
  • Heat transfer; Thermal and dynamical phenomena 
  • Advances in measurement methodologies, data processing and wind tunnel experimentation. 
  • Coherent structures, stability approaches, reduced order modelling. 
  • Turbulent flow control methodologies. 
  • Laminar to turbulent transition. 
  • Aeroacoustics and turbulent sound sources. 
  • Turbulent compressible flows. 

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