Databases of Direct Numerical Simulations of turbulent channel flow
High-resolution long-time resimulations of classic cases at Re_tau=180 and Re_tau=590 (Kim, Moin & Moser 1987; Moser, Kim & Mansour 1999):
Chan180_FD2: Finite-difference simulation at Re_tau=180 (512x256x256 grid).
Chan180_S2: Spectral simulation at Re_tau=180 (384x193x192 grid).
Chan590_S1: Spectral simulation at Re_tau=590 (768x385x768 grid).
Chan180_S2_B3: Spectral simulation at Re_tau=180 (384x193x192 grid, time discretization B3).
Chan180_S3_B3: Spectral simulation at Re_tau=180 (384x385x192 grid, time discretization B3).
Chan180_S4_B3: Spectral simulation at Re_tau=180 (576x577x288 grid, time discretization B3).
Comparison of direct numerical simulation databases of turbulent channel flow at Re_tau=180. A.W. Vreman and J.G.M. Kuerten, Phys. Fluids 26, 015102 (2014). PDF
Statistics of spatial derivatives of velocity and pressure in turbulent channel flow. A.W. Vreman and J.G.M. Kuerten, Phys. Fluids 26, 085103 (2014). PDF
A third-order multistep timediscretization for a Chebyshev tau spectral method. A.W. Vreman and J.G.M. Kuerten, J. Comp. Phys. 304, 162-169 (2016). Preprint Journal
Each database is a collection of files with statistics from a numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations. The finite-difference Navier-Stokes solver was developed by Bert Vreman, the spectral solver by Hans Kuerten.
First upload of Chan180_FD2 and Chan180_S2: 28 August 2013.
First upload of Chan590_S1: 9 June 2014.
First upload of Chan180_S2_B3, Chan180_S3_B3 and Chan180_S4_B3: 27 July 2015.
Last update: 4 November 2015.