Flow Structure Issued from a Bent Chimney around a Cylindrical Obstacle: Effect of the Aspect Ratio


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We present in this work a numerical study of pollutants’ dispersion resulting from a bent chimney around a cylindrical obstacle. A three-dimensional numerical model, based upon the RSM (Reynolds Stress Model) turbulence closure model was used. The adopted grid is not uniform, particularly refined near the chimney and around the cylindrical building. The domain is large enough to be able to visualize the recirculation zones and the vortices created by the building. The results obtained in three dimensional configurations make possible the description of the dynamics and mass features under different aspect rations.



Defect and Diffusion Forum (Volumes 312-315)

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Andreas Öchsner, Graeme E. Murch and João M.P.Q. Delgado






I. Bhouri Baouab et al., "Flow Structure Issued from a Bent Chimney around a Cylindrical Obstacle: Effect of the Aspect Ratio", Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vols. 312-315, pp. 965-970, 2011

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April 2011




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