Simulation of single phase flow past cylinder

International Journal of Mechanical Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJME Journal
Volume 7 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Manideep Roy, Sagar Debnath
: 10.14445/23488360/IJME-V7I2P106
MLA Style:

Manideep Roy, Sagar Debnath, "Simulation of single phase flow past cylinder" SSRG International Journal of Mechanical Engineering 7.2 (2020): 33-36.

APA Style:

Manideep Roy, Sagar Debnath,(2020). Simulation of single phase flow past cylinder. SSRG International Journal of Mechanical Engineering 7(2), 33-36.


In the present study, the objective is to analyse the flow physics in flow past cylinders for sub critical flow regime. The software used is Fluent 17.1. It is found that pressure decreases and turbulent kinetic energy increases suddenly at the downstream of the flow behind the cylinder. Flow separation and wake effect can be clearly visualised. Also, Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) is done using MATLAB software which indicates the presence of multiple frequencies in drag and lift forces.


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Key Words:

FFT, Flow separation, turbulent kinetic energy, sub critical