This paper presents new models of entropy production for incompressible turbulent channel flows. A turbulence model is formulated and analyzed with direct numerical simulation (DNS) data. A Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) approach is used and applied to the turbulence closure of mean and fluctuating variables and entropy production. The expression of the mean entropy production in terms of other mean flow quantities is developed. This paper presents new models of entropy production by incorporating the eddy viscosity into the total shear stress. Also, the Reynolds shear stress is used as an alternative formulation. Solutions of the entropy transport equations are presented and discussed for both laminar and turbulent channel flows.

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