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European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion

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Works: 114 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 2,168 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings 
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Classifications: TA349, 620.1
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Most widely held works by European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion
Flow, turbulence and combustion( )

in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flow, turbulence and combustion : an international journal published in association with ERCOFTAC( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turbulence and transition modelling : lecture notes from the ERCOFTAC/IUTAM summerschool held in Stockholm, 12-20 June, 1995 by M Hallbäck( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this book is to give, within a single volume, an introduction to the fields of turbulence modelling and transition-to-turbulence prediction, and to provide the physical background for today's modelling approaches in these problem areas as well as giving a flavour of advanced use of prediction methods. Turbulence modelling approaches, ranging from single-point models based on the eddy-viscosity concept and the Reynolds stress transport equations (Chapters 3,4,5), to large-eddy simulation (LES) techniques (Ch. 7), are covered. The foundations of hydrodynamical stability and transition are presented (Ch. 2) along with transition prediction methods based on single-point closures (Ch. 6), LES techniques (Ch. 7) and the parabolized stability equations (Ch. 8). The book addresses engineers and researchers, in industry or academia, who are entering into the fields of turbulence or transition modelling research or need to apply turbulence or transition prediction methods in their work
Engineering turbulence modelling and experiments 6 : proce[e]dings of the ERCOFTAC International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements - ETMM6 - Sardinia, Italy, 23-25 May, 2005 by Wolfgang Rodi( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the world renowned ERCOFTAC (International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements). The proceedings include papers dealing with the following areas of turbulence: Eddy-viscosity and second-order RANS models Direct and large-eddy simulations and deductions for conventional modelling Measurement and visualization techniques, experimental studies Turbulence control Transition and effects of curvature, rotation and buoyancy on turbulence Aero-acoustics Heat and mass transfer and chemically reacting flows Compressible flows, shock phenomena Two-phase flows Applications in aerospace engineering, turbomachinery and reciprocating engines, industrial aerodynamics and wind engineering, and selected chemical engineering problems Turbulence remains one of the key issues in tackling engineering flow problems. These problems are solved more and more by CFD analysis, the reliability of which depends strongly on the performance of the turbulence models employed. Successful simulation of turbulence requires the understanding of the complex physical phenomena involved and suitable models for describing the turbulent momentum, heat and mass transfer. For the understanding of turbulence phenomena, experiments are indispensable, but they are equally important for providing data for the development and testing of turbulence models and hence for CFD software validation. As in other fields of Science, in the rapidly developing discipline of turbulence, swift progress can be achieved only by keeping up to date with recent advances all over the world and by exchanging ideas with colleagues active in related fields
Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation VIII by Hans Kuerten( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation. This volume continues previous DLES proceedings books, presenting modern developments in turbulent flow research. It is comprehensive in its coverage of numerical and modeling techniques for fluid mechanics. After Surrey in 1994, Grenoble in 1996, Cambridge in 1999, Enschede in 2001, Munich in 2003, Poitiers in 2005, and Trieste in 2009, the 8th workshop, DLES8, was held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, again under the auspices of ERCOFTAC. Following the spirit of the series, the goal of this workshop is to establish a state-of-the-art of DNS and LES techniques for the computation and modeling of transitional/turbulent flows covering a broad scope of topics such as aerodynamics, acoustics, combustion, multiphase flows, environment, geophysics and bio-medical applications. This gathering of specialists in the field was a unique opportunity for discussions about the more recent advances in the prediction, understanding and control of turbulent flows in academic or industrial situations
ERCOFTAC series by Turbulence and Combustion European Research Community on Flow( )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best practice guidelines for computational fluid dynamics of dispersed multiphase flows by Turbulence and Combustion European Research Community on Flow( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical simulation of unsteady flows and transition to turbulence : proceedings of the ERCOFTAC Workshop held at EPFL, 26-28 March 1990, Lausanne, Switzerland by ERCOFTAC Workshop( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best practices guidelines : ERCOFTAC special interest group on "Quality and Trust in Industrial CFD" by Michael Casey( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direct and large-eddy simulation I : selected papers from the First ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation by Peter R Voke( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turbulence remains an unsolved problem even though we now know how to produce directly, with the help of modern supercomputers, accurate approximations to the equations that govern turbulent flows. The fact that we can predict some turbulence in this limited sense is nevertheless an enormous step towards the goal of full understanding. Direct numerical simulations and large-eddy simulations are these numerical solutions of turbulence, which reproduce with remarkable fidelity the statistical, structural and dynamical properties of physical turbulent and transitional flows. <br/> This volume contains selected papers from the First ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation, which was held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K. from 28--30 March 1994. The variety of flows now accessible to simulation is evident throughout the volume. Not only are many types of internal and external flow represented, including some complex geometries of engineering or geophysical importance, but the dynamically distinct regimes of incompressible and compressible flow, stratified, buoyant and other thermal flows, and chemically reacting flow are all simulated successfully. <br/> This book reveals the current state of direct numerical simulation and large-eddy simulation of transitional and turbulent flows, and will be an invaluable reference for all those with an active interest in these techniques. <br/>
Diffusion and transport of pollutants in atmospheric mesoscale flow fields by Albert Gyr( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In regions as densely populated as Western Europe, prediction of the ecological implications of pollutant transport are important in order to minimise damage in the case of accidents, and to evaluate the possible influence of existing or planned sources. In most cases, such predictions depend on high-speed computation. The present textbook presents a mathematically explicit introduction in eight chapters: 1: An introduction to the basics of fluid dynamics of the atmosphere and the local events and mesoscale processes. 2: The types of PDEs describing atmospheric flows for limited area models, the problem of appropriate boundary conditions describing the topographical constraints, and well-posedness. 3: Thermodynamics of the atmosphere, dry and wet, its stability, and radiation processes, budgets and the influence of their sum. 4: Scaling and similarity laws for stable and convective turbulent atmospheric boundary layers and the influence of inhomogeneous terrain on the advection and the vertical dispersion, and the method of large eddy simulation. 5: Statistical processes in turbulent dispersion, turbulent diffusion and chemical reactions in fluxes. 6: Theoretical modelling of diffusion and dispersion of pollutant gases. 7: The influence of urban heat production on local climate. 8: Atmospheric inversion layers and lapping inversion, the stable boundary layer and nocturnal inversion
Proceedings of the international conference on variable density turbulent flows : laboratoire Arago, Banyuls-sur-mer, June 22-23, 2000 by International Conference on Variable Density Turbulent Flows( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-dimensional velocity and vorticity measuring and image analysis techniques : lecture notes from the short course held in Zürich, Switzerland, 3-6 September 1996 by Paul Hutchinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The need for three-dimensional measurements of velocity and at least its first derivatives is increasing in science as well as in technology. Moreover, velocity field measurements are necessary in many fields of fluid mechanics and related disciplines. In the first chapter of this volume recent developments in the traditional method of hot-wire anemometry are presented. Optical methods are increasingly used for velocity field measurements. Among them, Particle Image Velocimetry is, in practice, the best established. The state of the art in commercially available systems and a look at future developments are described in Chapter Two. Novel approaches to this topic, based on videogrammetric principles, are treated in Chapters Three and Four. Chapter Three treats the application of videogrammetry in Particle Tracking Velocimetry. The basic principles and their implementation are described in some detail. Performance tests show that the accuracy of the method is comparable to that of LDA. It is, however, a fully three-dimensional measuring technique, capable of determining long particle trajectories which are needed for the study of particle dispersion in turbulent flows and the associated Lagrangian statistics. Least Squares Matching is applied in Chapter Four to track in space three-dimensional patterns in small cuboids obtained by Laser-Induced Fluorescence Tomography. The method yields fully three-dimensional information on the velocity field, the vorticity field and the field of the rate of strain tensor. In addition, concentration distribution and its derivatives can be determined. It is a powerful, novel method for the study, not only of flow, but also of mixing processes. Special attention is given to presenting the basic theoretical aspects of these new methods as well as practical information needed for their application. This book is aimed at scientists and engineers involved in experimental work
Experiments and numerical simulations of diluted spray turbulent combustion : proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Turbulent Spray Combustion by Bart Merci( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reflects the outcome of the 1st International Workshop on Turbulent Spray Combustion held in 2009 in Corsica (France). The focus is on reporting the progress of experimental and numerical techniques in two-phase flows, with emphasis on spray combustion.¡ The motivation for studies in this area is that knowledge of the dominant phenomena and their interactions in such flow systems is essential for the development of predictive models and their use in combustor and gas turbine design. This necessitates the development of accurate experimental methods and numerical modelling techniques.¡ The workshop aimed at providing an opportunity for experts and young researchers to present the state-of-the-art, discuss new developments or techniques and exchange ideas in the areas of experimentations, modelling and simulation of reactive multiphase flows. The first two papers reflect the contents of the invited lectures, given by experts in the field of turbulent spray combustion. The first ¡concerns computational issues, while the second deals with experiments. These lectures initiated very interesting and interactive discussions among the researchers, further pursued in contributed poster presentations. Contributions 3 and 4 focus on some aspects of the impact of the interaction between fuel evaporation and combustion on spray combustion in the context of gas turbines, while the final article deals with the interaction between evaporation and turbulence
Large-eddy simulation for acoustics by Claus Albrecht Wagner( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noise pollution around airports, trains, and industries increasingly attracts environmental concern and regulation. Designers and researchers have intensified the use of large-eddy simulation (LES) for noise reduced industrial design and acoustical research. This 2007 book, written by 30 experts, presents the theoretical background of acoustics and of LES, followed by details about numerical methods, e.g. discretization schemes, boundary conditions, coupling aspects. Industrially relevant, hybrid RANS/LES techniques for acoustic source predictions are presented in detail. Many applications are featured ranging from simple geometries for mixing layers and jet flows to complex wing and car geometries. Selected applications include scientific investigations at industrial and university research institutions
Direct and large-Eddy simulation II : proceedings of the ERCOFTAC Workshop held in Grenoble, France, 16-19 September, 1996 by Jean-Pierre Chollet( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress in the numerical simulation of turbulence has been rapid in the 1990s. New techniques both for the numerical approximation of the Navier-Stokes equations and for the subgrid-scale models used in large-eddy simulation have emerged and are being widely applied for both fundamental and applied engineering studies, along with novel ideas for the performance and use of simulation for compressible, chemically reacting and transitional flows. This collection of papers from the second ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation, held in Grenoble in September 1996, presents the key research being undertaken in Europe and Japan on these topics. Describing in detail the ambitious use of DNS for fundamental studies and of LES for complex flows of potential and actual engineering importance, this volume will be of interest to all researchers active in the area
Mixing in geophysical and astrophysical flows( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation VII Proceedings of the Seventh International ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation, held at the University of Trieste, September 8-10, 2008 by Vincenzo Armenio( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh ERCOFTAC Workshop on "Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation" (DLES-7) was held at the University of Treste from September 8-10, 2008. Following the tradition of previous workshops in the DLES-series this edition reflects the state of the art of numerical simulation of traditional and turbulent flows and provided an active forum for discussion of recent developments in simulation techniques and understanding of flow physics. At a fundamental level this workshop addressed numerous theoretical and physical aspects of transitional and turbulent flows. At an applied level it contributes to the solution of problems related to energy production, transportation and the environment. This book is of interest to scientists and engineers both at an early level in their career as well as at more senior levels
 
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Turbulence and transition modelling : lecture notes from the ERCOFTAC/IUTAM summerschool held in Stockholm, 12-20 June, 1995
Alternative Names
Communauté Européenne de Recherche en Matière d'Ecoulement, de Turbulence et du Combustion

ERCOFTAC

European Research Collaboration on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion

European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion

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Engineering turbulence modelling and experiments 6 : proce[e]dings of the ERCOFTAC International Symposium on Engineering Turbulence Modelling and Measurements - ETMM6 - Sardinia, Italy, 23-25 May, 2005Numerical simulation of unsteady flows and transition to turbulence : proceedings of the ERCOFTAC Workshop held at EPFL, 26-28 March 1990, Lausanne, SwitzerlandDirect and large-eddy simulation I : selected papers from the First ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy SimulationDiffusion and transport of pollutants in atmospheric mesoscale flow fieldsThree-dimensional velocity and vorticity measuring and image analysis techniques : lecture notes from the short course held in Zürich, Switzerland, 3-6 September 1996Experiments and numerical simulations of diluted spray turbulent combustion : proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Turbulent Spray CombustionLarge-eddy simulation for acousticsDirect and large-Eddy simulation II : proceedings of the ERCOFTAC Workshop held in Grenoble, France, 16-19 September, 1996Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation VII Proceedings of the Seventh International ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation, held at the University of Trieste, September 8-10, 2008