Effect of Dynamic SGS Model in a Kerosene-LOx Swirl Injector under Supercritical Condition

  • Heo, Jun-Young ;
  • Hong, Ji-Seok ;
  • Sung, Hong-Gye
  • Received : 2015.03.26
  • Accepted : 2015.05.27
  • Published : 2015.06.30


In this study, numerical simulations are carried out to investigate the dynamic SGS model effects in a Kerosene-LOx coaxial swirl injector under high pressure conditions. The turbulent model is based on large-eddy simulation (LES) with real-fluid transport and thermodynamics. To assess the effect of the dynamic subgrid-scale (SGS) model, the dynamic SGS model is compared with that of the algebraic SGS model. In a swirl injector under supercritical pressure, the characteristics of temporal pressure fluctuation and power spectral density (PSD) present comparable discrepancies dependant on the SGS models, which affect the mixing characteristics. Mixing efficiency and the probability density (PDF) function are conducted for a statistical description of the turbulent flow fields according to the SGS models. The back-scattering of turbulent kinetic energy is estimated in terms of the film thickness of the swirl injector.


Swirl Injector;LES(Large-Eddy Simulation);Supercritical Condition;Dynamic Sub-grid Scale Model


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Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)