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Numerical Simulation of Mean Flows and Turbulent Structures of Partly-Vegetated Open-Channel Flows using the Nonlinear k-ε Model
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 Title & Authors
Numerical Simulation of Mean Flows and Turbulent Structures of Partly-Vegetated Open-Channel Flows using the Nonlinear k-ε Model
Choi, Seongwook; Choi, Sung-Uk; Kim, Taejoon;
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 Abstract
This study presents a numerical modeling of mean flow and turbulence structures of partly-vegetated open-channel flows. For this, Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations with vegetation drag terms are solved numerically using the non-linear k- model. The numerical model is applied to laboratory experiments of Nezu and Onitsuka (2001), and simulated results are compared with data from measurement and computations by Kang and Choi's (2006) Reynolds stress model. The simulation results indicate that the proposed numerical model simulates the mean flow well. Twin vortices are found to be generated at the interface between vegetated and non-vegetated zones, where turbulence intensity and Reynolds stress show their maximums. The model simulates the pattern of the Reynolds stress well but under-predicts the intensity of Reynolds stress slightly.
 Keywords
Partly-vegetated open-channel flow;Turbulence model;Mean flow;Turbulence structure;Non-linear k- model;
 Language
Korean
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