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DOI: 10.1063/1.4813813
Zitationen: 9
Web of Science
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Stochastic-field cavitation model

Dumond, J.; Magagnato, F.; Class, A.

Nonlinear phenomena can often be well described using probability density functions (pdf) and pdf transport models. Traditionally, the simulation of pdf transport requires Monte-Carlo codes based on Lagrangian “particles” or prescribed pdf assumptions including binning techniques. Recently, in the field of combustion, a novel formulation called the stochastic-field method solving pdf transport based on Eulerian fields has been proposed which eliminates the necessity to mix Eulerian and Lagrangian techniques or prescribed pdf assumptions. In the present work, for the first time the stochastic-field method is applied to multi-phase flow and, in particular, to cavitating flow. To validate the proposed stochastic-field cavitation model, two applications are considered. First, sheet cavitation is simulated in a Venturi-type nozzle. The second application is an innovative fluidic diode which exhibits coolant flashing. Agreement with experimental results is obtained for both applications with a fixed set of model constants. The stochastic-field cavitation model captures the wide range of pdf shapes present at different locations.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kern- und Energietechnik (IKET)
Institut für Strömungsmechanik (ISTM)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2013
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1070-6631
KITopen ID: 1000040341
HGF-Programm 32.40.01; LK 01
Erschienen in Physics of Fluids
Band 25
Heft 7
Seiten 073302/1-28
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