Bifurcation phenomenon in the wake of a 3-D cylinder

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Abstract

Numerical simulations are carried out for a long slender rigid circular cylinder in a cross flow to investigate the effect of end-plates on the bifurcation phenomenon in the near wake. A multiple relaxation time lattice Boltzmann method (MRT-LBM) is used for the solution of three-dimensional unsteady flow. At the Reynolds number of 200, there exists shedding frequency bifurcation along the span which is resulted from the shedding phase oscillation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)724-732
Number of pages9
JournalComputers and Fluids
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2008

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  • Engineering(all)

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