Turbulence modeling

Discussion in 'Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics' started by fallguy, Jun 16, 2021.

  1. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    Is there any way to model turbulence?

    I want to install an expensive thru hull transducer, but am nervous about bubbles..
     
  2. DCockey
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    DCockey Senior Member

    Model as in ????

    Do you mean turbulent or separated flow? My guess is you mean separated flow. The flow past a boat hull is mostly attached but turbulent.

    Bubbles from cavitation, air entrainment or what?

    Almost any flow can be modeled with appropriate software, sufficient computer resources and knowledge.
     
  3. fallguy
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    I am nervous the beaching keel and sacrificial timber are going to impart bubbles/flow under the ducer.

    I can try to take some pictures, but today is 100% hot n muggy.
     
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  5. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    This ducer is in a fairing.
     
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