VT-NASA CFD Turbulence Model Validation Challenge

A Blind Validation CFD Challenge Case for 3D Smooth-Body Turbulent Flow Separation

CREATe, Center for Research and Engineering in Aero/Hydrodynamic Technologies

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA USA

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BeVERLI Hill in VT Stability Tunnel with Boundary Conditions

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BeVERLI Hill in the 45 Degree Orientation

Currently Available Information

Information to be Made Available by June 2023 (AIAA Aviation Meeting)

Proposed Timeline

Initial VT-NASA CFD Turb. Model Challenge Announcement Flyer (January 2023)

For more information, contact Prof. Chris Roy: cjroy@vt.edu

Nominal Boundary Conditions for BeVERLI Hill Simulations

Reynolds Number, ReH
Stagnation Pressure, p0,in
94,220 Pa
94,450 Pa
Stagnation Temperature, T0,in
297 K
297 K
Outflow Pressure, poutflow
93,961 Pa
92,692 Pa
Reference Pressure, pref
93,974 Pa
92,771 Pa
Reference Velocity, Uref
21.11 m/s
55.22 m/s
Reference Mach Number, Mref
Reference Density, ρref
1.103 kg/m3
1.093 kg/m3
Turbulence Intensity, T.I.
Inflow Viscosity Ratio, (μt/μ)in
Inflow TKE, kin
2.9E-5 m2/s2
4.0E-4 m2/s2
Inflow Spec. Dissipation Rate, ωin
1.17 1/s
8.12 1/s
Inflow SA Working Variable, νin

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Example Grid Family for the BeVERLI Hill (45 Degree Orientation Shown)

Verification Case: 2D Bump-in-Channel

Additional Information

For more information, contact Prof. Chris Roy: cjroy@vt.edu