CFD Research Group

Department of Mechanical and System Engineering / University of Fukui

Laboratory Member 2018

We are studying the mechanism of complex turbulent flows using the CFD techniques for predicting the phenomena with high accuracy.

Turbulence Structure

Prediction and control of turbulent flow

We are performing direct numerical simulations to clarify the mechanism for predicting and controlling turbulent flow in various situations. (Keywords : Rough wall, Noninertial frame, Circular cylinder, Melting and solidification)

Non-Newtonian Fluid

Turbulent flow of non-Newtonian fluid

We are studying the characteristics of turbulent flows of non-Newtonian fluids and the difference from those of Newtonian fluid. (Keywords : Surfactant solution, Power-law fluid, Viscoelastic fluid)

Acoustic Noise

Aerodynamic noise from turbulence

We are studying the mechanism of aerodynamic noise sources from turbulence for predicting and controlling the noise. (Keywords : Large-scale pressure structure, Wall vibration)

Thermal Convection

Thermal convection

We are investigating turbulence structures in thermal convection. (Keywords : Buoyancy, Density change)

Combustion

Turbulent combustion

We are performing direct numerical simulations of turbulent flow with combustion to investigate the interaction between turbulence structures and flame. (Keywords : Hydrogen combustion, NOx)

Cavitation Flow

Cavitation in turbulent flow

We are performing direct numerical simulations of turbulent flow with cavitation. (Keywords : Pressure wave, Erosion, Density change)

Numerical Simulation

Large-scale numerical simulations

We are performing large-scale numerical simulations of turbulent flows using supercomputers and our developed numerical methods.

Numerical Method

Development of new numerical simulation methods

We are developing new numerical simulation methods for predicting complex turbulent flows.

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