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The Fanno model for turbulent compressible flow

Ockendon, H., Ockendon, J.R. and Falle, S.A.E.G. (2001) The Fanno model for turbulent compressible flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 445. pp. 187-206. ISSN 0022-1120

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The paper considers the derivation and properties of the Fanno model for nearly unidirectional turbulent flow of gas in a tube. The model is relevant to many industrial processes. Approximate solutions are derived and numerically validated for evolving flows of initially small amplitude, and these solutions reveal the prevalence of localized large-time behaviour, which is in contrast to inviscid acoustic theory. The properties of large-amplitude travelling waves are summarized, which are also surprising when compared to those of inviscid theory.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © Cambridge University Press
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences (Leeds) > School of Mathematics (Leeds) > Applied Mathematics (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Assistant
Date Deposited: 25 May 2006
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 03:15
Published Version: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstra...
Status: Published
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1017/S0022112001005584
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1236

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