Three single equation turbulence models were applied to a test case of a Mach 9 flow over a 38 deg ramp. None of the models have been optimized to high-speed flows. Results indicate that the closure outperforms both the Spalart-Allmaras and Menter’s models in predicting this flow. Since the model’s formulation is also topography-parameter-free, it seems to be the best choice for use in hypersonic heat transfer prediction within the single equation closure family.
Hypersonic Flow Heat Transfer Prediction Using Single Equation Turbulence Models
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division August 4, 1999; revision received, September 5, 2000. Associate Editor: J. Gore.
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Goldberg, U. (September 5, 2000). "Hypersonic Flow Heat Transfer Prediction Using Single Equation Turbulence Models ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. February 2001; 123(1): 65–69. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1337653
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