Modification of Spalart-Allmaras Turbulence Model for Predicting S825 Airfoil Aerodynamic Performance


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In this paper, a 2-D numerical simulation of the wind turbine S825 airfoil is conducted with Spalart-Allmaras (SA) turbulence model at different attack angles. By comparing with experimental data, a novel method of modifying SA model is proposed. The key parameter in SA turbulence model is set with different values in the non-separating region and separating region divided by separating point respectively. This method improves the predictive accuracy of SA turbulence model when the airfoil works at stall conditions.



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X.D. Yu, M.Y. Zhang, M.Q. Zhu, K.H. Xu and Q.C. Xiang




H. Yan et al., "Modification of Spalart-Allmaras Turbulence Model for Predicting S825 Airfoil Aerodynamic Performance", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 543-547, pp. 189-194, 2014

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March 2014




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