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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.7 P.1053-1058


Simulation of turbulent combustion in DLR Scramjet

Author(s):  ZOU Jian-feng, ZHENG Yao, LIU Ou-zi

Affiliation(s):  School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Corresponding email(s):   zoujianfeng@zju.edu.cn, liuouzi@hotmail.com

Key Words:  Scramjet, Turbulent combustion, Unstructured grid, Finite volume method

ZOU Jian-feng, ZHENG Yao, LIU Ou-zi. Simulation of turbulent combustion in DLR Scramjet[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(7): 1053-1058.

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turbulent combustion in a DLR (German Aerospace Center) scramjet engine was simulated using the newly-proposed Partially Resolved Numerical Simulation (PRNS) procedure. The PRNS procedure uses temporal filtering to define large-scale turbulence, and the model developed to account for unresolved scales is grid independent. No problem about inner commutation error and inconsistencies will arise from the PRNS, while such issues are of concern in traditional Large Eddy Simulation (LES) methods. The mean results have good agreement with the experiment data and the flow structures with small scales are well resolved.

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