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
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Manideep Roy, Sagar Debnath, "Simulation of single-phase flow past cylinder," SSRG International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 2, pp. 33-36, 2020. Crossref,


The objective is to analyse the flow physics in flow past cylinders for sub critical flow regime in the present study. The software used is Fluent 17.1. It is found that pressure decreases, and turbulent kinetic energy suddenly increases the cylinder's flow downstream. Flow separation and wake effects can be visualized. The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) is also done using MATLAB software, which indicates multiple frequencies in drag and lifts forces.


FFT, Flow separation, turbulent kinetic energy, sub critical


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