LES method is applied to simulate numerically a turbulent separated and reattached flow and heat transfer in a symmetric expansion plane channel of expansion ratio 2.0. Smagorinsky model is used in the analysis and fundamental equations are discretized by means of the finite difference method, and their resulting finite difference equations are solved using SMAC method. The calculations are conducted for Re = 15000. It is found that the present numerical results, in general, agree well with the previous experimental ones. The complicated vortical flow structures in the channel and their correlations with heat transfer characteristics are visualized through various fields of flow quantities.

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