Accession Number:

AD1002391

Title:

RANS Simulations using OpenFOAM Software

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Defence Science and Technology Group Fishermans Bend Victoria Australia

Report Date:

2016-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

The use of the OpenFOAM software suite for the performance of Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes RANS simulations is described and illustrated by applying the simple Foam solver to two case studies two dimensional flow along a curved ramp and three dimensional flow along the hull of a generic conventional submarine. A detailed description of the use of the code is provided and aspects of the discretization schemes, solution solvers, turbulence schemes and boundary conditions are discussed.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE