Anticipating that large eddy simulations will increasingly become the future engineering tool for research, development, and design, it is deemed necessary to formulate some quality assessment measures that can be used to judge the resolution of turbulent scales and the accuracy of predictions. In this context some new and refined measures are proposed and compared with those already published by the authors in the common literature. These measures involve (a) fraction of the total turbulent kinetic energy, (b) relative grid size with respect to Kolmogorov or Taylor scales, and (c) relative effective subgrid/numerical viscosity with respect to molecular viscosity. In addition, an attempt is made to segregate the contributions from numerical and modeling errors. Proposed measures are applied to various test cases and validated against fully resolved large eddy simulation and/or direct numerical simulation whenever possible.

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