A two-dimensional backward facing ramp is used to represent a car simplified rear window. Direct numerical simulations are performed to describe the flow behavior over the ramp. Constant blowing jets and synthetic jets are applied on the body to control the flow. The results presented in this work show a significant reduction of the recirculation zone.
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Numerical Simulation and Control of the Flow Over a Backward Facing Ramp
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Bruneau, C, Jedouaa, M, Khadra, K, & Mortazavi, I. "Numerical Simulation and Control of the Flow Over a Backward Facing Ramp." Proceedings of the ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting collocated with the ASME 2014 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels. Volume 1B, Symposia: Fluid Machinery; Fluid-Structure Interaction and Flow-Induced Noise in Industrial Applications; Flow Applications in Aerospace; Flow Manipulation and Active Control: Theory, Experiments and Implementation; Multiscale Methods for Multiphase Flow; Noninvasive Measurements in Single and Multiphase Flows. Chicago, Illinois, USA. August 3–7, 2014. V01BT14A011. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/FEDSM2014-21561
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