Turbulence modeling by Bahram Haddadi

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  • contributor: Bahram Haddadi, Clemens Gößnitzer, Jozsef Nagy, Vikram Natarajan, Sylvia Zibuschka, Yitong Chen
  • affiliation: Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Bioscience Engineering, TU Wien, Austira
  • contact: click here for email address
  • OpenFOAM version: OpenFOAM 7.0 and v1906
  • Published under: CC BY-NC-SA license (creative commons licenses)
  • Editorial board: Bahram Haddadi, Christian Jordan, Michael Harasek

Turbulence – Transient

Explanation: Use the pisoFoam solver, run a backward facing step case for 0.2 s with different turbulence models: Smagorinsky (LES), kEqn (LES) and kEpsilon (RAS).



  • Understanding turbulence models
  • Understanding the difference between transient and steady state simulation
  • Finding appropriate turbulence model

Download pdf here.

Picture: Bahram Haddadi, TU Wien