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Assessment of Advanced SGS Models for LES Analysis of ICE Wall-Bounded Flows - Part I: Basic Test Case

Published March 14, 2016 by SAE International in United States
Assessment of Advanced SGS Models for LES Analysis of ICE Wall-Bounded Flows - Part I: Basic Test Case
Citation: Catellani, C., Bianchi, G., Falfari, S., Cazzoli, G. et al., "Assessment of Advanced SGS Models for LES Analysis of ICE Wall-Bounded Flows - Part I: Basic Test Case," SAE Int. J. Engines 9(1):657-673, 2016,
Language: English


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