Publications de l'équipe Instabilités, Turbulence & Contrôle
2019
Philippe Meliga, E. Hachem. Time-accurate calculation and bifurcation analysis of the incompressible flow over a square cavity using variational multiscale modeling. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2019, 376, pp.952-972. 〈hal-01946893〉 Plus de détails...
A thorough variational multiscale (VMS) modeling of the Navier-Stokes equations is used to compute numerical solutions of the incompressible flow over an open cavity. This case features several competing instabilities, and is highly challenging for VMS methods with regard to frequency and pattern selection, because of the non-normality of the linearized Navier-Stokes operator. The relevance of the approach is thus carefully assessed by comparing to direct numerical simulation (DNS) data benchmarked at several Reynolds numbers, and highly accurate time advancing methods are shown to predict relevant evolutions of the transient and saturated solutions. The VMS reduces substantially the computational cost, by similar to 35% (resp. similar to 60%) in terms of CPU time using a semi-implicit discretization scheme based on backward differentiation formula (resp. the implicit Crank-Nicholson scheme), and by similar to 80% in terms of memory requirement. Eventually, the highly efficient semi-implicit VMS numerical framework is used to unravel the onset of the flow oscillations and the selection of the limit cycle frequency, that happens to involve a subcritical Neimark-Sacker bifurcation.
Philippe Meliga, E. Hachem. Time-accurate calculation and bifurcation analysis of the incompressible flow over a square cavity using variational multiscale modeling. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2019, 376, pp.952-972. 〈hal-01946893〉
Lucie Merlier, Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Lattice-Boltzmann large-eddy simulation of pollutant dispersion in complex urban environment with dense gas effect: Model evaluation and flow analysis. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2019, 148, pp.634-652. 〈hal-01995325〉 Plus de détails...
Lucie Merlier, Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Lattice-Boltzmann large-eddy simulation of pollutant dispersion in complex urban environment with dense gas effect: Model evaluation and flow analysis. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2019, 148, pp.634-652. 〈hal-01995325〉
Simon Gsell, Rémi Bourguet, Marianna Braza. One- versus two-degree-of-freedom vortex-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder at Re=3900. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Elsevier, 2019, 85, pp.165-180. 〈10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.01.006〉. 〈hal-02062155〉 Plus de détails...
The one- versus two-degree-of-freedom vortex-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder are investigated on the basis of direct numerical simulation results. The Reynolds number, based on the oncoming flow velocity and cylinder diameter, is set to 3900. Three cases are examined: the elastically mounted body is free to oscillate either in the direction aligned with the current (in-line direction; IL case), in the direction normal to the current (cross-flow direction; CF case), or in both directions (IL+CF case). In each case, the behavior of the flow–structure system is studied over a range of values of the reduced velocity (inverse of the oscillator natural frequency). The in-line and cross-flow responses observed in the IL+CF case substantially differ from their one-degree-of-freedom counterparts, especially in the intermediate reduced velocity region. In this region, no vibrations develop in the IL case and in-line oscillations only occur if cross-flow motion is allowed. These in-line oscillations are accompanied by a major increase of the cross-flow responses, compared to the CF case. The two-degree-of-freedom vibrations are associated with the emergence of large-amplitude higher harmonics in the fluid force spectra. These aspects and more specifically the impact of the existence of a degree-of-freedom and oscillations in a given direction, on the fluid force and structural response in the perpendicular direction, do not seem to be systematically connected to changes in wake topology. Here, they are discussed in light of the orientation and magnitude of the instantaneous flow velocity seen by the moving body.
Simon Gsell, Rémi Bourguet, Marianna Braza. One- versus two-degree-of-freedom vortex-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder at Re=3900. Journal of Fluids and Structures, Elsevier, 2019, 85, pp.165-180. 〈10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.01.006〉. 〈hal-02062155〉
Marcello Meldi, L. Djenidi, R. Antonia. Reynolds number effect on the velocity derivative flatness factor. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 856, pp.426-443. 〈hal-01947035〉 Plus de détails...
This paper investigates the effect of a finite Reynolds number (FRN) on the flatness factor (F) of the velocity derivative in decaying homogeneous isotropic turbulence by applying the eddy damped quasi-normal Markovian (EDQNM) method to calculate all terms in an analytic expression for F (Djenidi et al., Phys. Fluids, vol. 29 (5), 2017b, 051702). These terms and hence F become constant when the Taylor microscale Reynolds number, Re A exceeds approximately 10(4). For smaller values of Re-lambda, F, like the skewness -S, increases with ReA; this behaviour is in quantitative agreement with experimental and direct numerical simulation data. These results indicate that one must first ensure that Re-lambda A is large enough for the FRN effect to he negligibly small before the hypotheses of Kolmogorov (Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, vol. 30, 1941a, pp. 301-305; Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, vol. 32, 1941b, pp. 16-18; J. Fluid Mech. vol. 13, 1962, pp. 82-85) can he assessed unambiguously. An obvious implication is that results from experiments and direct numerical simulations for which Re-lambda is well below 10(4) may not he immune from the FRN effect. Another implication is that a power-law increase of with respect to Re-lambda, as suggested by the Kolmogorov 1962 theory, is not tenable when Re-lambda is large enough.
Marcello Meldi, L. Djenidi, R. Antonia. Reynolds number effect on the velocity derivative flatness factor. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 856, pp.426-443. 〈hal-01947035〉
Lucie Merlier, Jérome Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Lattice-Boltzmann Large-Eddy Simulation of pollutant dispersion in street canyons including tree planting effects. Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier, 2018, 195, pp.89-103. 〈hal-01946898〉 Plus de détails...
This study assesses the performance of a large eddy simulation (LES) based on the lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) in predicting near field dispersion in street canyons with tree planting. Based on a benchmark test case benefiting from wind tunnel measurements (CODASC), this study qualitatively and quantitatively discusses the prediction of traffic-induced pollutant concentration with respect to several reference studies. It also analyses the physics of the flow and concentration fields. Although the problem might seem rather simple, the flow is highlighted to be strongly three dimensional and transient. These properties enhance pollutant dispersion in the empty street canyon but air flow velocity and turbulence intensity tend to decrease in tree crowns. This effect of trees increases both mean and peak concentration levels at pedestrian level, which may be problematic in cities with dense traffic. These results show that LBM-LES is particularly well suited to study dispersion problems towards the development of more breathable cities.
Lucie Merlier, Jérome Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Lattice-Boltzmann Large-Eddy Simulation of pollutant dispersion in street canyons including tree planting effects. Atmospheric Environment, Elsevier, 2018, 195, pp.89-103. 〈hal-01946898〉
Giorgio Giorgiani, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P. Ghendrih, Frédéric Schwander, et al.. A hybrid discontinuous Galerkin method for tokamak edge plasma simulations in global realistic geometry. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2018, 374, pp.515-532. 〈hal-01946999〉 Plus de détails...
Progressing toward more accurate and more efficient numerical codes for the simulation of transport and turbulence in the edge plasma of tokamaks, we propose in this work a new hybrid discontinuous Galerkin solver. Based on 2D advection-diffusion conservation equations for the ion density and the particle flux in the direction parallel to the magnetic field, the code simulates plasma transport in the poloidal section of tokamaks, including the open field lines of the Scrape-off Layer (SOL) and the closed field lines of the core region. The spatial discretization is based on a high-order hybrid DG scheme on unstructured meshes, which provides an arbitrary high-order accuracy while reducing considerably the number of coupled degrees of freedom with a local condensation process. A discontinuity sensor is employed to identify critical elements and regularize the solution with the introduction of artificial diffusion. Based on a finite-element discretization, not constrained by a flux-aligned mesh, the code is able to describe plasma facing components of any complex shape using Bohm boundary conditions and to simulate the plasma in versatile magnetic equilibria, possibly extended up to the center. Numerical tests using a manufactured solution show appropriate convergence orders when varying independently the number of elements or the degree of interpolation. Validation is performed by benchmarking the code with the well-referenced edge transport code SOLEDGE2D (Bufferand et al., 2013, 2015 [1,2]) in the WEST geometry. Final numerical experiments show the capacity of the code to deal with low-diffusion solutions.
Giorgio Giorgiani, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P. Ghendrih, Frédéric Schwander, et al.. A hybrid discontinuous Galerkin method for tokamak edge plasma simulations in global realistic geometry. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2018, 374, pp.515-532. 〈hal-01946999〉
Jérôme Jacob, Orestis Malaspinas, Pierre Sagaut. A new hybrid recursive regularised Bhatnagar–Gross–Krook collision model for Lattice Boltzmann method-based large eddy simulation. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, pp.1 - 26. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1540879〉. 〈hal-01937009〉 Plus de détails...
Jérôme Jacob, Orestis Malaspinas, Pierre Sagaut. A new hybrid recursive regularised Bhatnagar–Gross–Krook collision model for Lattice Boltzmann method-based large eddy simulation. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, pp.1 - 26. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1540879〉. 〈hal-01937009〉
C. Reux, S. Kahn, L. Zani, B. Pégourié, N. Piot, et al.. DEMO design using the SYCOMORE system code: Influence of technological constraints on the reactor performances. Fusion Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 2018, 136, pp.1572-1576. 〈hal-02015507〉 Plus de détails...
The next step for fusion energy after the ITER tokamak is the demonstration power plant DEMO. In this framework, system codes are used to address high-level key design issues for the DEMO pre-conceptual phase. They aim at capturing the interactions between the subsystems of a fusion reactor. SYCOMORE is a modular system code which includes physics and technology models coupled to an optimizer in order to explore a large design parameter space. In the present paper, trade-off studies focused on technology modules are reported including the influence of some design-driving assumptions on the reactor performances and size, starting from a European DEMO1-like design (more than 500 MW net electric power and 2 h burn duration). The increase of the mechanical stress limits in TF and CS magnets can help reducing the reactor size, slightly more when high temperature superconductors are used in the TF coil. The tritium breeding ratio can be improved to more than 1.10 by a moderate increase of the size, but the tritium burn-up ratio needs one additional meter of major radius for every percent increase. Divertor coolant options are also compared, showing some differences between helium, hot and cold water scenarios at various incident divertor heat fluxes.
C. Reux, S. Kahn, L. Zani, B. Pégourié, N. Piot, et al.. DEMO design using the SYCOMORE system code: Influence of technological constraints on the reactor performances. Fusion Engineering and Design, Elsevier, 2018, 136, pp.1572-1576. 〈hal-02015507〉
M. Salvetti, Marcello Meldi, L. Bruno, Pierre Sagaut. Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations: Benchmarking and Uncertainty Quantification. DIRECT AND LARGE-EDDY SIMULATION X (10th ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large Eddy Simulation (DLES)), 24, Springer, pp.15-23, 2018, ERCOFTAC Series. 〈hal-01946977〉 Plus de détails...
M. Salvetti, Marcello Meldi, L. Bruno, Pierre Sagaut. Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations: Benchmarking and Uncertainty Quantification. DIRECT AND LARGE-EDDY SIMULATION X (10th ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large Eddy Simulation (DLES)), 24, Springer, pp.15-23, 2018, ERCOFTAC Series. 〈hal-01946977〉
Yong-Liang Feng, Shao-Long Guo, Wen-Quan Tao, Pierre Sagaut. Regularized thermal lattice Boltzmann method for natural convection with large temperature differences. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 2018, 125, pp.1379 - 1391. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.05.051〉. 〈hal-01875603〉 Plus de détails...
A new thermal lattice Boltzmann (LB) method is proposed for the simulation of natural convection with large temperature differences and high Rayleigh number. A regularization procedure is developed on LB equation with a third order expansion of equilibrium distribution functions, in which a temperature term is involved to recover the equation of state for perfect gas. A hybrid approach is presented to couple mass conservation equation, momentum conservation equations and temperature evolution equation. A simple and robust non-conservative form of temperature transport equation is adopted and solved by the finite volume method. A comparison study between classical Double Distribution Function (DDF) model and the hybrid finite volume model with different integration schemes is presented to demonstrate both consistency and accuracy of hybrid models. The proposed model is assessed by simulating several test cases, namely the two-dimensional non-Boussinesq natural convection in a square cavity with large horizontal temperature differences and two unsteady natural convection flows in a tall enclosure at high Rayleigh number. The present method can accurately predict both the steady and unsteady non-Boussinesq convection flows with significant heat transfer. For unsteady natural convection, oscillations with chaotic feature can be well captured in large temperature gradient conditions.
Yong-Liang Feng, Shao-Long Guo, Wen-Quan Tao, Pierre Sagaut. Regularized thermal lattice Boltzmann method for natural convection with large temperature differences. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 2018, 125, pp.1379 - 1391. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.05.051〉. 〈hal-01875603〉
Journal: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Giorgio Giorgiani, Hervé Guillard, Boniface Nkonga, Eric Serre. A stabilized Powell–Sabin finite-element method for the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Elsevier, 2018, 340, pp.216-235. 〈hal-01947259〉 Plus de détails...
In this paper a Powell-Sabin finite-element (PS-REM) scheme is presented for the solution of the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. The spatial discretization is based on PS splines, that are piecewise quadratic polynomials with a global C-1 continuity, defined on conforming triangulations. Some geometrical issues related to the practical construction of the PS elements are discussed, in particular, the generation of the control triangles and the imposition of the boundary conditions. A stabilized formulation is considered, and a novel shock-capturing technique in the context of continuous finite-elements is proposed to reduce oscillations around the discontinuity, and compared with the classical technique proposed by Tezduyar and Senga (2006). The code is verified using manufactured solutions and validated using two challenging numerical examples, which allows to evaluate the performance of the PS discretization in capturing the shocks. (C) 2018 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Giorgio Giorgiani, Hervé Guillard, Boniface Nkonga, Eric Serre. A stabilized Powell–Sabin finite-element method for the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Elsevier, 2018, 340, pp.216-235. 〈hal-01947259〉
Journal: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
Yongliang Feng, Muhammad Tayyab, Pierre Boivin. A Lattice-Boltzmann model for low-Mach reactive flows. Combustion and Flame, Elsevier, 2018, 196, pp.249 - 254. 〈10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.06.027〉. 〈hal-01832640〉 Plus de détails...
A new Lattice-Boltzmann model for low-Mach reactive flows is presented. Based on standard lattices, the model is easy to implement, and is the first, to the authors' knowledge, to pass the classical freely propagating flame test case as well as the counterflow diffusion flame, with strains up to extinction. For this presentation, simplified transport properties are considered, each species being assigned a separate Lewis number. In addition, the gas mixture is assumed to be calorically perfect. Comparisons with reference solutions show excellent agreement for mass fraction profiles, flame speed in premixed mixtures, as well as maximum temperature dependence with strain rate in counterflow diffusion flames.
Yongliang Feng, Muhammad Tayyab, Pierre Boivin. A Lattice-Boltzmann model for low-Mach reactive flows. Combustion and Flame, Elsevier, 2018, 196, pp.249 - 254. 〈10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.06.027〉. 〈hal-01832640〉
Camille Baudoin, Patrick Tamain, Hugo Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Nicolas Fedorczak, et al.. Drift driven cross-field transport and scrape-off layer width in the limit of low anomalous transport. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2018, 60 (10), pp.105007. 〈hal-01947253〉 Plus de détails...
The impact of the del B-drift in the cross-field transport and its effect on the density and power scrape-off layer (SOL) width in the limit of low anomalous transport is studied with the fluid code SolEdge2D. In the first part of the work, the simulations are run with an isothermal reduced fluid model. It is found that a del B-drift dominated regime is reached in all geometries studied (JET-like, ASDEX-like and circular analytic geometries), and that the transition toward this regime comes along with the apparition of supersonic shocks, and a complex parallel equilibrium. The parametric dependencies of the SOL width in this regime are investigated, and the temperature and the poloidal magnetic field are found to be the principal parameters governing the evolution of the SOL width. In the second part of this paper, the impact of additional physics is studied (inclusion of the centrifugal drift, self-consistent variation of temperature and the treatment of the neutral species). The addition of centrifugal drift and neutral species are shown to play a role in the establishment of the parallel equilibrium, impacting the SOL's width, although the role of the centrifugal drift is limited to a low diffusion level. Finally, the numerical results are compared with the estimate of the Goldston's heuristic drift based model (HD-model), the starting point of our study, and which has shown good agreement with experimental scaling laws. We find that the particles SOL widths in the del B-drift dominated regime are at least two times smaller than the estimate of the HD-model. Moreover, in the parametric dependencies proposed by the HD-model, the dependency with B-pol is retrieved, but not the one on T.
Camille Baudoin, Patrick Tamain, Hugo Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Nicolas Fedorczak, et al.. Drift driven cross-field transport and scrape-off layer width in the limit of low anomalous transport. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2018, 60 (10), pp.105007. 〈hal-01947253〉
Romain Dupuis, Jean-Christophe Jouhaud, Pierre Sagaut. Surrogate Modeling of Aerodynamic Simulations for Multiple Operating Conditions Using Machine Learning. AIAA Journal, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2018, 56 (9), pp.3622 - 3635. 〈10.2514/1.J056405〉. 〈hal-01875606〉 Plus de détails...
This paper describes a methodology, called local decomposition method, which aims at building a surrogate model based on steady turbulent aerodynamic fields at multiple operating conditions. The various shapes taken by the aerodynamic fields due to the multiple operation conditions pose real challenges as well as the computational cost of the high-fidelity simulations. The developed strategy mitigates these issues by combining traditional surrogate models and machine learning. The central idea is to separate the solutions with a subsonic behavior from the transonic and high-gradient solutions. First, a shock sensor extracts a feature corresponding to the presence of discontinuities, easing the clustering of the simulations by an unsupervised learning algorithm. Second, a supervised learning algorithm divides the parameter space into subdomains, associated to different flow regimes. Local reduced-order models are built on each subdomain using proper orthogonal decomposition coupled with a multivariate interpolation tool. Finally, an improved resampling technique taking advantage of the subdomain decomposition minimizes the redundancy of sampling. The methodology is assessed on the turbulent two-dimensional flow around the RAE2822 transonic airfoil. It exhibits a significant improvement in terms of prediction accuracy for the developed strategy compared with the classical method of surrogate modeling.
Romain Dupuis, Jean-Christophe Jouhaud, Pierre Sagaut. Surrogate Modeling of Aerodynamic Simulations for Multiple Operating Conditions Using Machine Learning. AIAA Journal, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2018, 56 (9), pp.3622 - 3635. 〈10.2514/1.J056405〉. 〈hal-01875606〉
Marcello Meldi. Augmented Prediction of Turbulent Flows via Sequential Estimators. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2018, 101 (2), pp.389-412. 〈hal-01947043〉 Plus de détails...
A sensitivity analysis of new methodological approaches for state estimation (Meldi and Poux J. Comput. Phys. 347, 207-234, 2017) is proposed in this manuscript. The performance of the estimator is tested via the analysis of a number of aspects that play a major role in the augmented prediction process, such as the density in time sampling of available observation, the placement of sensors and the interaction with boundary conditions. The work is developed for the turbulent spatially evolving mixing layer test case, using high precision DNS samples as observation and Smagorinsky LES as underlying model. A number of estimators combining LES with DNS data integrated via sensors are performed, varying the frequency of time sampling of observation f (T) = 1/Delta (T) , where Delta (T) is the period between successive assimilation phases. It is concluded that if Delta (T) aeae 0.5t (A) , where t (A) is the characteristic average advection time, the prediction via estimator shows minimal differences i.e. the process of state estimation has reached convergence. This relation can be interpreted as a threshold for converged state estimation. However, the results show as well that a linear converge towards pure model performance is not obtained for every physical quantity with progressive decrease of f (T) , while eventually pure model results are obtained for f (T) -> 0. In addition, the effect of upstream boundary conditions over the state estimation are investigated and strategies for optimized positions of sensors are derived.
Marcello Meldi. Augmented Prediction of Turbulent Flows via Sequential Estimators. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2018, 101 (2), pp.389-412. 〈hal-01947043〉
Nils Tilton, Denis Martinand. Taylor–Couette–Poiseuille flow with a weakly permeable inner cylinder: absolute instabilities and selection of global modes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 849, pp.741 - 776. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.437〉. 〈hal-01875615〉 Plus de détails...
Variations in the local stability of the flow in a Taylor-Couette cell can be imposed by adding an axial Poiseuille flow and a radial flow associated with one or both of the cylinders being permeable. At a given rotation rate of the inner cylinder, this results in adjacent regions of the flow that can be simultaneously stable, convectively unstable, and absolutely unstable, making this system fit for studying global modes of instability. To this end, building on the existing stability analysis in absolute modes developing over axially invariant base flows, we consider the case of axially varying base flows in systems for which the outer cylinder is impermeable, and the inner cylinder is a weakly permeable membrane through which the radial flow is governed by Darcy's law. The frameworks of linear and nonlinear global modes are used to describe the instabilities and assess the results of direct numerical simulations using a dedicated pseudospectral method. Three different axially evolving set-ups are considered. In the first, fluid injection occurs along the full inner cylinder. In the second, fluid extraction occurs along the full inner cylinder. Besides its fundamental interest, this set-up is relevant to filtration devices. In the third, fluid flux through the inner cylinder evolves from extraction to injection as cross-flow reversal occurs. In agreement with the global mode analyses, the numerical simulations develop centrifugal instabilities above the predicted critical rotation rates and downstream of the predicted axial locations. The global mode analyses do not fully explain, however, that. the instabilities observed in the numerical simulations take the form of axial stacks of wavepackets characterized by jumps of the temporal frequency.
Nils Tilton, Denis Martinand. Taylor–Couette–Poiseuille flow with a weakly permeable inner cylinder: absolute instabilities and selection of global modes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 849, pp.741 - 776. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.437〉. 〈hal-01875615〉
Nils Tilton, Denis Martinand. Taylor–Couette–Poiseuille flow with a weakly permeable inner cylinder: absolute instabilities and selection of global modes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 849, pp.741-776. 〈hal-01947280〉 Plus de détails...
Variations in the local stability of the flow in a Taylor-Couette cell can be imposed by adding an axial Poiseuille flow and a radial flow associated with one or both of the cylinders being permeable. At a given rotation rate of the inner cylinder, this results in adjacent regions of the flow that can be simultaneously stable, convectively unstable, and absolutely unstable, making this system fit for studying global modes of instability. To this end, building on the existing stability analysis in absolute modes developing over axially invariant base flows, we consider the case of axially varying base flows in systems for which the outer cylinder is impermeable, and the inner cylinder is a weakly permeable membrane through which the radial flow is governed by Darcy's law. The frameworks of linear and nonlinear global modes are used to describe the instabilities and assess the results of direct numerical simulations using a dedicated pseudospectral method. Three different axially evolving set-ups are considered. In the first, fluid injection occurs along the full inner cylinder. In the second, fluid extraction occurs along the full inner cylinder. Besides its fundamental interest, this set-up is relevant to filtration devices. In the third, fluid flux through the inner cylinder evolves from extraction to injection as cross-flow reversal occurs. In agreement with the global mode analyses, the numerical simulations develop centrifugal instabilities above the predicted critical rotation rates and downstream of the predicted axial locations. The global mode analyses do not fully explain, however, that. the instabilities observed in the numerical simulations take the form of axial stacks of wavepackets characterized by jumps of the temporal frequency.
Nils Tilton, Denis Martinand. Taylor–Couette–Poiseuille flow with a weakly permeable inner cylinder: absolute instabilities and selection of global modes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 849, pp.741-776. 〈hal-01947280〉
Eunok Yim, J.-M. Chomaz, Denis Martinand, Eric Serre. Transition to turbulence in the rotating disk boundary layer of a rotor–stator cavity. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 848, pp.631 - 647. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.239〉. 〈hal-01875619〉 Plus de détails...
The transition to turbulence in the rotating disk boundary layer is investigated in a closed cylindrical rotor-stator cavity via direct numerical simulation (DNS) and linear stability analysis (LSA). The mean flow in the rotor boundary layer is qualitatively similar to the von Karman self-similarity solution. The mean velocity profiles, however, slightly depart from theory as the rotor edge is approached. Shear and centrifugal effects lead to a locally more unstable mean flow than the self-similarity solution, which acts as a strong source of perturbations. Fluctuations start rising there, as the Reynolds number is increased, eventually leading to an edge-driven global mode, characterized by spiral arms rotating counter-clockwise with respect to the rotor. At larger Reynolds numbers, fluctuations form a steep front, no longer driven by the edge, and followed downstream by a saturated spiral wave, eventually leading to incipient turbulence. Numerical results show that this front results from the superposition of several elephant front-forming global modes, corresponding to unstable azimuthal wavenumbers m, in the range m is an element of [32, 78 ]. The spatial growth along the radial direction of the energy of these fluctuations is quantitatively similar to that observed experimentally. This superposition of elephant modes could thus provide an explanation for the discrepancy observed in the single disk configuration, between the corresponding spatial growth rates values measured by experiments on the one hand, and predicted by LSA and DNS performed in an azimuthal sector, on the other hand.
Eunok Yim, J.-M. Chomaz, Denis Martinand, Eric Serre. Transition to turbulence in the rotating disk boundary layer of a rotor–stator cavity. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 848, pp.631 - 647. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.239〉. 〈hal-01875619〉
Xue Chen, Xun Wang, Paul G. Chen, Qiusheng Liu. Determination of Diffusion Coefficient in Droplet Evaporation Experiment Using Response Surface Method. Microgravity Science and Technology, Springer, 2018, 30, pp.675-682. 〈10.1007/s12217-018-9645-2〉. 〈hal-01847206〉 Plus de détails...
Evaporation of a liquid droplet resting on a heated substrate is a complex free-surface advection-diffusion problem, in which the main driving force of the evaporation is the vapor concentration gradient across the droplet surface. Given the uncertainty associated with the diffusion coefficient of the vapor in the atmosphere during space evaporation experiments due to the environmental conditions, a simple and accurate determination of its value is of paramount importance for a better understanding of the evaporation process. Here we present a novel approach combining numerical simulations and experimental results to address this issue. Specifically, we construct a continuous function of output using a Kriging-based response surface method, which allows to use the numerical results as a black-box with a limited number of inputs and outputs. Relevant values of the diffusion coefficient can then be determined by solving an inverse problem which is based on accessible experimental data and the proposed response surface. In addition, on the basis of our numerical simulation results, we revisit a widely used formula for the prediction of the evaporation rate in the literature and propose a refined expression for the droplets evaporating on a heated substrate.
Xue Chen, Xun Wang, Paul G. Chen, Qiusheng Liu. Determination of Diffusion Coefficient in Droplet Evaporation Experiment Using Response Surface Method. Microgravity Science and Technology, Springer, 2018, 30, pp.675-682. 〈10.1007/s12217-018-9645-2〉. 〈hal-01847206〉
D.-M. Fan, Y. Marandet, P. Tamain, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Self-consistent coupling of the three-dimensional fluid turbulence code TOKAM3X and the kinetic neutrals code EIRENE. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.490-496. 〈hal-01947222〉 Plus de détails...
The three-dimensional (3D) turbulence code TOKAM3X-EIRENE, coupling the 3D non-isothermal version of TOKAM3X to the EIRENE Monte Carlo solver has been developed with the ability to simulate self-consistently the interactions between large-scale flows and turbulence both in limited and diverted plasmas, including recycling. This is especially important for diverted plasmas, where neutrals play a key role and where the recycling source is strongly dominant. The code package relies on the same interface as the Soledge2D-EIRENE code, which retains state-of-the-art plasma-wall interaction, as well as atomic and molecular physics. In this paper, we present the first results obtained in WEST divertor geometry, in laminar mode, with the aim of verifying the new code package. The divertor density regimes are recovered, and the code results are shown to be consistent with the results of the two-point model, thus opening the way for turbulent simulations.
D.-M. Fan, Y. Marandet, P. Tamain, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Self-consistent coupling of the three-dimensional fluid turbulence code TOKAM3X and the kinetic neutrals code EIRENE. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.490-496. 〈hal-01947222〉
H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P. Di Cintio, N. Fedorczak, Ph. Ghendrih, et al.. Non-local heat flux application for scrape-off layer plasma. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.563-569. 〈hal-01947239〉 Plus de détails...
The non-local expression proposed by Luciani-Mora-Virmont is implemented in a one dimensional fluid model for the scrape-off layer. Analytical solutions for heat equation are discussed as well as the impact of sheath boundary conditions on the continuity of the temperature profile. The non-local heat flux is compared to the Spitzer-Harm heat flux for different collisionality.
H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P. Di Cintio, N. Fedorczak, Ph. Ghendrih, et al.. Non-local heat flux application for scrape-off layer plasma. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.563-569. 〈hal-01947239〉
L. Valade, A. Ekedahl, P. Ghendrih, Y. Sarazin, Y. Asahi, et al.. Electron burst driven by near electric field effects of lower-hybrid launchers. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.465-470. 〈hal-01947214〉 Plus de détails...
Hotspot generation by lower-hybrid (LH) launchers is found to be governed by a resonance in the plasma electric field response to the external drive. The kinetic analysis in 1D-1V in the parallel direction allows one to compute the amplification effect for small amplitude of the external drive. The resonant Lorentzian response distorts the distribution function. An island structure is formed in the suprathermal part at the phase velocity of the external electrostatic drive. The non-linear features enhance the plasma response, driving overlap effects between multiple waves at rather low amplitude. The onset of a plateau in the distribution function, with extent reaching one thermal velocity, is already obtained when the standard overlap condition is achieved. The sensitivity of the resonance to plasma parameters and large variation of the amplification magnitude can compensate the fast radial decay of the small-scale features generated by the LH launchers, which are responsible for the interaction with the cold electrons. This mechanism can trigger hotspot generation further in the scrape-off layer than otherwise expected.
L. Valade, A. Ekedahl, P. Ghendrih, Y. Sarazin, Y. Asahi, et al.. Electron burst driven by near electric field effects of lower-hybrid launchers. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.465-470. 〈hal-01947214〉
Guido Ciraolo, Hugo Bufferand, Pierfrancesco Di Cintio, Philippe Ghendrih, Stefano Lepri, et al.. Fluid and kinetic modelling for non-local heat transport in magnetic fusion devices. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.457-464. 〈hal-01947205〉 Plus de détails...
In order to improve the presently used ad hoc flux limiter treatment of parallel heat flux transport in edge plasma fluid codes, here, we consider a generalized version of the Fourier law implementing a non-local kernel for the heat flux computation. The Bohm boundary condition at the wall is recovered, introducing a volumetric loss term representing the contribution of suprathermal particles to the energy out flux. As expected, this contribution is negligible in the strongly collisional regime, while it becomes more and more dominant for marginally and low-collisional regimes. In the second part of the paper, we consider a kinetic approach where collisions are considered using the multi-particle collision algorithm. Kinetic simulation results at medium and low collisionality are also reported.
Guido Ciraolo, Hugo Bufferand, Pierfrancesco Di Cintio, Philippe Ghendrih, Stefano Lepri, et al.. Fluid and kinetic modelling for non-local heat transport in magnetic fusion devices. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.457-464. 〈hal-01947205〉
M. Valentinuzzi, Giorgio Giorgiani, Y. Marandet, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Fluid description of neutral particles in divertor regimes in WEST. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.710-717. 〈hal-01947244〉 Plus de détails...
A new neutral fluid code has been developed as a necessary step towards a hybrid fluid/kinetic neutral model, to be used in ITER or DEMO simulations, where part of the divertor will be very collisional for neutrals. The neutral fluid code, which is able to handle complex geometries in view of the coupling to Soledge2D, is tested on plasma backgrounds obtained by Soledge2D-Eirene in WEST geometry, for different divertor regimes, and is found to be in fair agreement with the kinetic Monte Carlo solver Eirene. The differences are due to the simplifications introduced in the fluid model and to the fact that a fluid description is not fully valid in these cases.
M. Valentinuzzi, Giorgio Giorgiani, Y. Marandet, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Fluid description of neutral particles in divertor regimes in WEST. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.710-717. 〈hal-01947244〉
Serafina Baschetti, Hugo Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Nicolas Fedorczak, Philippe Ghendrih, et al.. Optimization of turbulence reduced model free parameters based on L-mode experiments and 2D transport simulations. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.511-517. 〈hal-01947233〉 Plus de détails...
In this paper, a -E transport model is presented as a turbulence reduction tool for a typical ohmic L-mode discharge plasma in a divertor-configurated tokamak. Taking a Tokamak a configuration variable (TCV) study case, a feedback loop procedure is performed using the SolEdge2D code to acquire plasma diffusivity at the outer mid-plane. The -E model is calibrated through its free parameters with the aim of recovering the diffusivity calculated in the feedback procedure. Finally, it is shown that the model can self-consistently calculate diffusivity in the whole domain, recovering the poloidal asymmetries due to interchange instabilities.
Serafina Baschetti, Hugo Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Nicolas Fedorczak, Philippe Ghendrih, et al.. Optimization of turbulence reduced model free parameters based on L-mode experiments and 2D transport simulations. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.511-517. 〈hal-01947233〉
Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Wind comfort assessment by means of large eddy simulation with lattice Boltzmann method in full scale city area. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2018, 139, pp.110 - 124. 〈10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.05.015〉. 〈hal-01819248〉 Plus de détails...
Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. Wind comfort assessment by means of large eddy simulation with lattice Boltzmann method in full scale city area. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2018, 139, pp.110 - 124. 〈10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.05.015〉. 〈hal-01819248〉
Nicolas Nace, P. Tamain, C. Baudoin, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Impact of safety factor and magnetic shear profiles on edge turbulence in circular limited geometry. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.497-504. 〈hal-01947228〉 Plus de détails...
The impact of magnetic configuration on edge turbulence properties in circular limiter geometry is investigated using TOKAM3X, a three-dimensional (3D), first-principle, fluid code for edge plasma. The theoretical spatial tilting of magnetic shear on turbulence fluctuations is recovered. Magnetic shear is found to generate or enhance poloidal high/low field sides (HFS/LFS) and up/down asymmetries. A simulation mimicking the impact of an X-point on circular limiter geometry leads to the formation of two transport barriers that are stable in time, thus leading to the improvement of core particle confinement and to reduction of radial turbulent transport. The magnetic shear, which also strongly enhances the E x B shear, is responsible for the barrier formation.
Nicolas Nace, P. Tamain, C. Baudoin, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Impact of safety factor and magnetic shear profiles on edge turbulence in circular limited geometry. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018, 58 (6-8), pp.497-504. 〈hal-01947228〉
Antoine Briard, Benoît-Joseph Gréa, Vincent Mons, Claude Cambon, Thomas Gomez, et al.. Advanced spectral anisotropic modelling for shear flows. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 19 (7), pp.570 - 599. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1478092〉. 〈hal-01875684〉 Plus de détails...
In this work, the spectral modelling developed in MCS [Mons, Cambon, Sagaut. A spectral model for homogeneous shear-driven anisotropic turbulence in terms of spherically-averaged descriptors. J Fluid Mech. 2016;788:147-182] for shear-driven turbulence is further analysed and then improved. First, using self-similarity arguments, it is shown that the asymptotic kinetic energy exponential growth rate is independent of the large scales infrared slope sigma, with, unlike unstably stratified homogeneous turbulence where strongly depends on sigma. The MCS model relies on the truncation at the second order of the spectral two-point velocity correlation expansion into spherical harmonics. The expansion is here pursued at the next even order, the fourth one: the noteworthy consequence is that is decreased compared to MCS and is thus closer to values obtained in direct numerical simulations and experiments. Finally, some analytical considerations about odd-order contributions in the expansion of polarisation anisotropy are proposed.
Antoine Briard, Benoît-Joseph Gréa, Vincent Mons, Claude Cambon, Thomas Gomez, et al.. Advanced spectral anisotropic modelling for shear flows. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 19 (7), pp.570 - 599. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1478092〉. 〈hal-01875684〉
Sylvia Wilhelm, Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. An explicit power-law-based wall model for lattice Boltzmann method–Reynolds-averaged numerical simulations of the flow around airfoils. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (6), pp.065111. 〈10.1063/1.5031764〉. 〈hal-01875635〉 Plus de détails...
In this paper, an explicit wall model based on a power-law velocity profile is proposed for the simulation of the incompressible flow around airfoils at high Reynolds numbers. This wall model is particularly suited for the wall treatment involved in Cartesian grids. Moreover, it does not require an iterative procedure for the friction velocity determination. The validation of this power-law wall model is assessed for Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulations of the flow around a two-dimensional airfoil using the lattice Boltzmann approach along with the Spalart-Allmaras turbulence model. Good results are obtained for the prediction of the aerodynamic coefficients and the pressure profiles at two Reynolds numbers and several angles of attack. The explicit power-law is thus well suited for a simplified near-wall treatment at high Reynolds numbers using Cartesian grids.
Sylvia Wilhelm, Jérôme Jacob, Pierre Sagaut. An explicit power-law-based wall model for lattice Boltzmann method–Reynolds-averaged numerical simulations of the flow around airfoils. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (6), pp.065111. 〈10.1063/1.5031764〉. 〈hal-01875635〉
M. Catchirayer, J.-F. Boussuge, Pierre Sagaut, M. Montagnac, D. Papadogiannis, et al.. Extended integral wall-model for large-eddy simulations of compressible wall-bounded turbulent flows. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (6), pp.065106. 〈10.1063/1.5030859〉. 〈hal-01875631〉 Plus de détails...
Wall-modeling is required to make large-eddy simulations of high-Reynolds number wall-bounded turbulent flows feasible in terms of computational cost. Here, an extension of the integral wall-model for large-eddy simulations (iWMLESs) for incompressible flows developed by Yang et al. ["Integral wall model for large eddy simulations of wall-bounded turbulent flows," Phys. Fluids 27(2), 025112 (2015)] to compressible and isothermal flows is proposed and assessed. The iWMLES approach is analogous to the von Karman-Pohlhausen integral method for laminar flows: the velocity profile is parameterized, and unknown coefficients are determined by matching boundary conditions obeying the integral boundary layer momentum equation. It allows non-equilibrium effects such as pressure gradient and convection to be included at a computing cost similar to analytical wall-models. To take into account density variations and temperature gradients, the temperature profile is also parameterized and the integral compressible boundary layer energy equation is considered. Parameterized profiles are based on the usual logarithmic wall functions with corrective terms to extend their range of validity. Instead of solving a set of differential equations as wall-models based on the thin boundary layer equation approach, a simple linear system is solved. The proposed wall-model is implemented in a finite-volume cell-centered structured grid solver and assessed on adiabatic and isothermal plane channel flows at several friction Reynolds and Mach numbers. For low Mach number cases, mean profiles, wall fluxes, and turbulent fluctuations are in agreement with those of Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS). For supersonic flows, the results are in good agreement with the DNS data, especially the mean velocity quantities and the wall friction, while standard analytical wall-models show their limits.
M. Catchirayer, J.-F. Boussuge, Pierre Sagaut, M. Montagnac, D. Papadogiannis, et al.. Extended integral wall-model for large-eddy simulations of compressible wall-bounded turbulent flows. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (6), pp.065106. 〈10.1063/1.5030859〉. 〈hal-01875631〉
E. Alekseenko, Bernard Roux. Contribution to remediation of brackish lagoon: 3D simulation of salinity, bottom currents and resuspension of bottom sediments by strong winds. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, In press, 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.021〉. 〈hal-01813824〉 Plus de détails...
This work concerns the modelling and numerical simulation of the 3D salinity and current distribution in a very shallow Mediterranean lagoon subject to strong winds which create intensive resuspension of polluted bottom sediments. We consider wind speeds of 10 m/s and 20 m/s in the two dominant wind directions (N-NW and S-SE). This study is made for different scenarios of flow exchanges with the surrounding hydrosystems: a brackish lagoon on the North (the Etang de Berre), the Cadiere River on the East, and a brackish channel on the South (the Rove channel). The bottom shear stress (BSS) are compared to the BBS threshold given in the literature in terms of the bottom roughness. It permits to determine which kind of bottom sediments (muds and sands) will be resuspended by each wind. The bottom currents permit to predict in which direction the suspended sediments will be moved and where are the sedimentary deposit zones. It provides a guide for the specialists of remediation of the lagoon for a mechanical extraction of sediments in such zones. In addition, numerical experiments have been performed to understand how the salinity distribution depends on the flow exchanges with the two brackish surrounding hydrosystems. This new knowledge will permit the owner of this lagoon to know how to maintain efficiently the level of salinity in the suitable range.
E. Alekseenko, Bernard Roux. Contribution to remediation of brackish lagoon: 3D simulation of salinity, bottom currents and resuspension of bottom sediments by strong winds. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, In press, 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.021〉. 〈hal-01813824〉
E. Alekseenko, B. Roux. Wind effect on bottom shear stress, erosion and redeposition on Zostera noltei restoration in a coastal lagoon; part 2. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, In press, 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.022〉. 〈hal-01813834〉 Plus de détails...
E. Alekseenko, B. Roux. Wind effect on bottom shear stress, erosion and redeposition on Zostera noltei restoration in a coastal lagoon; part 2. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, In press, 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.022〉. 〈hal-01813834〉
Jessica Sari, Francesco Cremonesi, Mehdi Khalloufi, François Cauneau, Philippe Meliga, et al.. Anisotropic adaptive stabilized finite element solver for RANS models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Wiley, 2018, 86 (11), pp.717-736. 〈10.1002/fld.4475〉. 〈hal-01629274〉 Plus de détails...
Aerodynamic characteristics of various geometries are predicted using a finite element formulation coupled with several numerical techniques to ensure stability and accuracy of the method. First, an edge based error estimator and anisotropic mesh adaptation are used to detect automatically all flow features under the constraint of a fixed number of elements, thus controlling the computational cost. A Variational MultiScale stabilized finite element method is employed to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations. Finally, the Spalart-Allmaras turbulence model is solved using the Streamline Upwind Petrov-Galerkin (SUPG) method. This paper is meant to show that the combination of anisotropic unsteady mesh adaptation with stabilized finite element methods provides an adequate framework for solving turbulent flows at high Reynolds numbers. The proposed method was validated on several test cases by confrontation with literature of both numerical and experimental results, in terms of accuracy on the prediction of the drag and lift coefficients as well as their evolution in time for unsteady cases. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Jessica Sari, Francesco Cremonesi, Mehdi Khalloufi, François Cauneau, Philippe Meliga, et al.. Anisotropic adaptive stabilized finite element solver for RANS models. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Wiley, 2018, 86 (11), pp.717-736. 〈10.1002/fld.4475〉. 〈hal-01629274〉
Journal: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids
Myriam Slama, Cédric Leblond, Pierre Sagaut. A Kriging-based elliptic extended anisotropic model for the turbulent boundary layer wall pressure spectrum. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 840, pp.25 - 55. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.810〉. 〈hal-01706751〉 Plus de détails...
The present study addresses the computation of the wall pressure spectrum for a turbulent boundary layer flow without pressure gradient, at high Reynolds numbers, using a new model, the Kriging-based elliptic extended anisotropic model (KEEAM). A space–time solution to the Poisson equation for the wall pressure fluctuations is used. Both the turbulence–turbulence and turbulence–mean shear interactions are taken into account. It involves the mean velocity field and space–time velocity correlations which are modelled using Reynolds stresses and velocity correlation coefficients. We propose a new model, referred to as the extended anisotropic model, to evaluate the latter in all regions of the boundary layer. This model is an extension of the simplified anisotropic model of Gavin (PhD thesis, 2002, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA) which was developed for the outer part of the boundary layer. It relies on a new expression for the spatial velocity correlation function and new parameters calibrated using the direct numerical simulation results of Sillero et al. (Phys. Fluids, vol. 26, 2014, 105109). Spatial correlation coefficients are related to space–time coefficients with the elliptic model of He & Zhang (Phys. Rev. E, vol. 73, 2006, 055303). The turbulent quantities necessary for the pressure computation are obtained by Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes solutions with a Reynolds stress turbulence model. Then, the pressure correlations are evaluated with a self-adaptive sampling strategy based on Kriging in order to reduce the computation time. The frequency and wavenumber–frequency wall pressure spectra obtained with the KEEAM agree well with empirical models developed for turbulent boundary layer flows without pressure gradient.
Myriam Slama, Cédric Leblond, Pierre Sagaut. A Kriging-based elliptic extended anisotropic model for the turbulent boundary layer wall pressure spectrum. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 840, pp.25 - 55. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.810〉. 〈hal-01706751〉
Pierre-Yves Passaggia, Uwe Ehrenstein. Optimal control of a separated boundary-layer flow over a bump. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 840, pp.238 - 265. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.6〉. 〈hal-01708850〉 Plus de détails...
Pierre-Yves Passaggia, Uwe Ehrenstein. Optimal control of a separated boundary-layer flow over a bump. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018, 840, pp.238 - 265. 〈10.1017/jfm.2018.6〉. 〈hal-01708850〉
E. Alekseenko, Bernard Roux. Numerical simulation of the wind influence on bottom shear stress and salinity fields in areas of Zostera noltei replanting in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon . Progress in Oceanography, Elsevier, 2018, 163, pp.147-160. 〈hal-01813850〉 Plus de détails...
The paper concerns the numerical simulation of the wind influence on bottom shear stress and salinity fields in a semi-enclosed coastal lagoon (Etang de Berre) which is connected to the Mediterranean through a long and narrow channel (called Caronte). Two different scenarios are considered. The first scenario (scen.#1), starting with an homogeneous salinity of S=20 PSU and without wind forcing, studies a stratification process under the influence of a periodic seawater inflow and a strong freshwater inflow from an hydropower plant (250 m3/s). Then, in the second scenario (scen.#2), we study how a strong wind of 80 km/h can destroy the haline stratification obtained at the end of scen.#1. The MARS3D numerical model is used to analyze the 3D current and salinity distribution induced by these three meteorological, oceanic and anthropogenic forcings in this lagoon and in the Caronte channel.The main goal is to determine the bottom shear stress (BSS) in the nearshore areas of Zostera noltei replanting, and to compare it with the threshold for erosion of the bottom sediments for different bottom roughness parameters.The most interesting results concern the four nearshore replanting areas; two are situated on the eastern side of EB and two on the western side. The results of scen.#2 show that all these areas are subject to a downwind coastal jet. The destratification process is very beneficial; salinity always remains greater than 12 PSU for a N-NW wind of 80 km
E. Alekseenko, Bernard Roux. Numerical simulation of the wind influence on bottom shear stress and salinity fields in areas of Zostera noltei replanting in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon . Progress in Oceanography, Elsevier, 2018, 163, pp.147-160. 〈hal-01813850〉
Sylvain Chateau, Umberto D'Ortona, Sébastien Poncet, Julien Favier. Transport and Mixing Induced by Beating Cilia in Human Airways. Frontiers in Physiology, Frontiers, 2018, 9, pp.161. 〈10.3389/fphys.2018.00161〉. 〈hal-01875672〉 Plus de détails...
The fluid transport and mixing induced by beating cilia, present in the bronchial airways, are studied using a coupled lattice Boltzmann-Immersed Boundary solver. This solver allows the simulation of both single and multi-component fluid flows around moving solid boundaries. The cilia aremodeled by a set of Lagrangian points, and Immersed Boundary forces are computed onto these points in order to ensure the no-slip velocity conditions between the cilia and the fluids. The cilia are immersed in a two-layer environment: the periciliary layer (PCL) and the mucus above it. The motion of the cilia is prescribed, as well as the phase lag between two cilia in order to obtain a typical collective motion of cilia, known as metachronal waves. The results obtained from a parametric study show that antiplectic metachronal waves are the most efficient regarding the fluid transport. A specific value of phase lag, which generates the larger mucus transport, is identified. The mixing is studied using several populations of tracers initially seeded into the pericilary liquid, in the mucus just above the PCL-mucus interface, and in the mucus far away from the interface. We observe that each zone exhibits different chaotic mixing properties. The larger mixing is obtained in the PCL layer where only a few beating cycles of the cilia are required to obtain a full mixing, while above the interface, the mixing is weaker and takes more time. Almost no mixing is observed within the mucus, and almost all the tracers do not penetrate the PCL layer. Lyapunov exponents are also computed for specific locations to assess how the mixing is performed locally. Two time scales are introduced to allow a comparison between mixing induced by fluid advection and by molecular diffusion. These results are relevant in the context of respiratory flows to investigate the transport of drugs for patients suffering from chronic respiratory diseases.
Sylvain Chateau, Umberto D'Ortona, Sébastien Poncet, Julien Favier. Transport and Mixing Induced by Beating Cilia in Human Airways. Frontiers in Physiology, Frontiers, 2018, 9, pp.161. 〈10.3389/fphys.2018.00161〉. 〈hal-01875672〉
Marcello Meldi, Pierre Sagaut. Investigation of anomalous very fast decay regimes in homogeneous isotropic turbulence. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 19 (5), pp.390 - 413. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1450506〉. 〈hal-01816010〉 Plus de détails...
The emergence of anomalous fast decay regimes in homogeneous isotropic turbulence (HIT) decay is investigated via both theoretical analysis and eddy-damped quasi-normal Markovian simulations. The work provides new insight about a fundamental issue playing a role in HIT decay, namely the influence of non-standard shapes of the energy spectrum, in particular in the large energetic scale region. A detailed analysis of the kinetic energy spectrum E(k) and the non-linear energy transfer T(k) shows that anomalous decay regimes are associated with the relaxation of initial energy spectra which exhibit a bump at energetic scales. This feature induces an increase in the energy cascade rate, toward solutions with a smooth shape at the spectrum peak. Present results match observations reported in wind-tunnel experiments dealing with turbulence decay in the wake of grids and bluff bodies, including scaling laws for the dissipation parameter C-E. They also indicate that the ratio between the initial eddy turnover time and the advection time determines of how fast anomalous regimes relax toward classical turbulence free-decay. This parameter should be used for consistent data comparison and it opens perspectives for the control of multiscale effects in industrial applications.
Marcello Meldi, Pierre Sagaut. Investigation of anomalous very fast decay regimes in homogeneous isotropic turbulence. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 19 (5), pp.390 - 413. 〈10.1080/14685248.2018.1450506〉. 〈hal-01816010〉
Philippe Meliga, E. Boujo, M. Meldi, F. Gallaire. Revisiting the drag reduction problem using adjoint-based distributed forcing of laminar and turbulent flows over a circular cylinder. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, Elsevier, 2018, 72, pp.123-134. 〈10.1016/j.euromechflu.2018.03.009〉. 〈hal-01789049〉 Plus de détails...
Philippe Meliga, E. Boujo, M. Meldi, F. Gallaire. Revisiting the drag reduction problem using adjoint-based distributed forcing of laminar and turbulent flows over a circular cylinder. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, Elsevier, 2018, 72, pp.123-134. 〈10.1016/j.euromechflu.2018.03.009〉. 〈hal-01789049〉
Olivier Lafforgue, Isabelle Seyssiecq, Sébastien Poncet, Julien Favier. Rheological properties of synthetic mucus for airway clearance. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Wiley, 2018, 106 (2), pp.386 - 396. 〈10.1002/jbm.a.36251〉. 〈hal-01678912〉 Plus de détails...
In this work, a complete rheological characterization of bronchial mucus simulants based on the composition proposed by Zahm et al. [1] is presented. Dynamic Small Amplitude Oscillatory Shear (SAOS) experiments, Steady State (SS) flow measurements and three Intervals Thixotropy Tests (3ITT), are carried out to investigate the global rheological complexities of simulants (viscoelasticity, viscoplasticity, shear-thinning and thixotropy) as a function of scleroglucan concentrations (0.5 to 2wt%) and under temperatures of 20 and 37 °C. SAOS measurements show that the limit of the linear viscoelastic range as well as the elasticity both increase with increasing sclerogucan concentrations. Depending on the sollicitation frequency, the 0.5wt% gel response is either liquid-like or solid-like, whereas more concentrated gels show a solid-like response over the whole frequency range. The temperature dependence of gels response is negligible in the 20-37°C range. The Herschel-Bulkley (HB) model is chosen to fit the SS flow curve of simulants. The evolution of HB parameters versus polymer concentration show that both shear-thinning and viscoplasticity increase with increasing concentrations. 3ITTs allow calculation of recovery thixotropic times after shearings at 100s-1 or 1.6s-1. Empiric correlations are proposed to quantify the effect of polymer concentration on rheological parameters of mucus simulants.
Olivier Lafforgue, Isabelle Seyssiecq, Sébastien Poncet, Julien Favier. Rheological properties of synthetic mucus for airway clearance. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Wiley, 2018, 106 (2), pp.386 - 396. 〈10.1002/jbm.a.36251〉. 〈hal-01678912〉
Journal: Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A
H. Riahi, Marcello Meldi, Julien Favier, Eric Serre, Eric Goncalves da Silva. A pressure-corrected Immersed Boundary Method for the numerical simulation of compressible flows. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2018, 374, pp.361-383. 〈10.1016/j.jcp.2018.07.033〉. 〈hal-01859760〉 Plus de détails...
The development of an improved new IBM method is proposed in the present article. This method roots in efficient proposals developed for the simulation of incompressible flows, and it is expanded for compressible configurations. The main feature of this model is the integration of a pressure-based correction of the IBM forcing which is analytically derived from the set of dynamic equations. The resulting IBM method has been integrated in various flow solvers available in the CFD platform OpenFOAM. A rigorous validation has been performed considering different test cases of increasing complexity. The results have been compared with a large number of references available in the literature of experimental and numerical nature. This analysis highlights numerous favorable characteristics of the IBM method, such as precision, flexibility and computational cost efficiency.
H. Riahi, Marcello Meldi, Julien Favier, Eric Serre, Eric Goncalves da Silva. A pressure-corrected Immersed Boundary Method for the numerical simulation of compressible flows. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2018, 374, pp.361-383. 〈10.1016/j.jcp.2018.07.033〉. 〈hal-01859760〉
Pierre Magnico. Spatial distribution of mechanical forces and ionic flux in electro-kinetic instability near a permselective membrane. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (1), pp.014101. 〈10.1063/1.5007930〉. 〈hal-01682986〉 Plus de détails...
This paper is devoted to the numerical investigation of electro-kinetic instability in a polarization layer next to a cation-exchange membrane. An analysis of some properties of the electro-kinetic instability is followed by a detailed description of the fluid flow structure and of the spatial distribution of the ionic flux. In this aim, the Stokes-Poisson-Nernst-Planck equation set is solved until the Debye length scale. The results show that the potential threshold of the marginal instability and the current density depend on the logarithm of the concentration at the membrane surface. The size of the stable vortices seems to be an increasing function of the potential drop. The fluid motion is induced by the electric force along the maximum concentration in the extended space charge (ESC) region and by the pressure force in the region around the inner edge of the ESC layer. Two spots of kinetic energy are located in the ESC region and between the vortices. The cationic motion, controlled by the electric field and the convection, presents counter-rotating vortices in the stagnation zone located in the fluid ejection region. The anion transport is also characterized by two independent layers which contain counter-rotating vortices. The first one is in contact with the stationary reservoir. In the second layer against the membrane, the convection, and the electric field control, the transversal motion, the Fickian diffusion, and the convection are dominant in the longitudinal direction. Finally, the longitudinal disequilibrium of potential and pressure along the membrane is analyzed.
Pierre Magnico. Spatial distribution of mechanical forces and ionic flux in electro-kinetic instability near a permselective membrane. Physics of Fluids, American Institute of Physics, 2018, 30 (1), pp.014101. 〈10.1063/1.5007930〉. 〈hal-01682986〉
Giorgio Giorgiani, Hervé Guillard, Boniface Nkonga, Eric Serre. A stabilized Powell–Sabin finite-element method for the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Elsevier, 2018, 340, pp.216-235. 〈10.1016/j.cma.2018.05.032〉. 〈hal-01865708〉 Plus de détails...
In this paper a Powell–Sabin finite-element (PS-FEM) scheme is presented for the solution of the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. The spatial discretization is based on PS splines, that are piecewise quadratic polynomials with a global continuity, defined on conforming triangulations. Some geometrical issues related to the practical construction of the PS elements are discussed, in particular, the generation of the control triangles and the imposition of the boundary conditions. A stabilized formulation is considered, and a novel shock-capturing technique in the context of continuous finite-elements is proposed to reduce oscillations around the discontinuity, and compared with the classical technique proposed by Tezduyar and Senga (2006). The code is verified using manufactured solutions and validated using two challenging numerical examples, which allows to evaluate the performance of the PS discretization in capturing the shocks.
Giorgio Giorgiani, Hervé Guillard, Boniface Nkonga, Eric Serre. A stabilized Powell–Sabin finite-element method for the 2D Euler equations in supersonic regime. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Elsevier, 2018, 340, pp.216-235. 〈10.1016/j.cma.2018.05.032〉. 〈hal-01865708〉
Journal: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
G Gallo, N. Fedorczak, S Elmore, M Maurizio, H Reimerdes, et al.. Impact of the plasma geometry on divertor power exhaust: experimental evidence from TCV and simulations with SolEdge2D and TOKAM3X. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2018, 60 (1), pp.014007. 〈10.1088/1361-6587/aa857b〉. 〈hal-01713287〉 Plus de détails...
A deep understanding of plasma transport at the edge of magnetically confined fusion plasmas is needed for the handling and control of heat loads on the machine first wall. Experimental observations collected on a number of tokamaks over the last three decades taught us that heat flux profiles at the divertor targets of X-point configurations can be parametrized by using two scale lengths for the scrape-off layer (SOL) transport, separately characterizing the main SOL (lambda(q)) and the divertor SOL (S-q). In this work we challenge the current interpretation of these two scale lengths as well as their dependence on plasma parameters by studying the effect of divertor geometry modifications on heat exhaust in the Tokamak a Configuration Variable. In particular, a significant broadening of the heat flux profiles at the outer divertor target is diagnosed while increasing the length of the outer divertor leg in lower single null, Ohmic, L-mode discharges. Efforts to reproduce this experimental finding with both diffusive (SolEdge2D-EIRENE) and turbulent (TOKAM3X) modelling tools confirm the validity of a diffusive approach for simulating heat flux profiles in more traditional, short leg, configurations while highlighting the need of a turbulent description for modified, long leg, ones in which strongly asymmetric divertor perpendicular transport develops.
G Gallo, N. Fedorczak, S Elmore, M Maurizio, H Reimerdes, et al.. Impact of the plasma geometry on divertor power exhaust: experimental evidence from TCV and simulations with SolEdge2D and TOKAM3X. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2018, 60 (1), pp.014007. 〈10.1088/1361-6587/aa857b〉. 〈hal-01713287〉
Xun Wang, Shahram Khazaie, Dimitri Komatitsch, Pierre Sagaut. Sound-Source Localization in Range-Dependent Shallow-Water Environments Using a Four-Layer Model. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017, pp.1 - 9. 〈10.1109/JOE.2017.2775978〉. 〈hal-01702364〉 Plus de détails...
Sound-source localization in shallow water is a difficult task due to the complicated environment, e.g., complex sound-speed profile and irregular water bottom reflections. Full-wave numerical techniques are currently able to accurately simulate the propagation of sound waves in such complex environments. However, the source localization problem, which generally involves a large number of sound propagation calculations, still requires a fast computation of the wave equation, and thus a simplified model is well advised. In this paper, a four-layer model is considered, which is able to approximate a wide range of shallow-water environments, particularly those in summer conditions. More specifically, the medium is assumed to be horizontally stratified and vertically divided into four layers, and the sound speed in each layer is assumed to be constant or varying linearly. Under this assumption, the wave propagation can be rapidly computed via a classical wave number integration method. The main contribution of this paper is to show the suitability of the four-layer model in terms of source localization in a complex (range-dependent) environment. The sound-speed profile is assumed to be vertically irregular and horizontally slowly varying and the bottom is nonflat. In the forward problem, sound propagation in complex underwater environments is simulated via a time-domain full-wave simulation approach called the spectral-element method. The source localization error due to model imprecision is analyzed.
Xun Wang, Shahram Khazaie, Dimitri Komatitsch, Pierre Sagaut. Sound-Source Localization in Range-Dependent Shallow-Water Environments Using a Four-Layer Model. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017, pp.1 - 9. 〈10.1109/JOE.2017.2775978〉. 〈hal-01702364〉
Here, we explain the phenomenon of focusing using the numerical properties of space–time discretization methods involving second-order Adams–Bashforth (AB2) method for the solution of one–dimensional (1D) convection equation. It has been established that solving 1D convection equation by three–time level method invokes a numerical or spurious mode, apart from the physical mode (as explained in Sengupta et al., [27]). Here, the long elusive problem of focusing (considered as a problem of non-linear numerical aspect), is shown due to a linear mechanism. The focusing is shown for a wave–packet propagating in a non-periodic domain by a three–time level method. Long time integration shows the physical mode to cause focusing, which shows up as spectacular growth of error–packet(s) at discrete location(s), where the dominant wavenumber (k) depends only on the CFL number (Nc), for the space–time discretization method. The length scale of growing error is independent of wavenumber of the input signal. It is also established that focusing is related to numerical absolute instability, for which the numerical group velocity (VgN1) of the physical mode is zero. However, interestingly, when a compact filter is used, the focusing phenomenon is converted from absolute to convective numerical instability. This brings new insight and satisfactory explanation of focusing and its dependence on the choice of numerical methods and use of filter. As a demonstration of the focusing phenomenon for AB2 method, we use it with a well known combined compact differencing scheme to solve Navier–Stokes equation in a square lid driven cavity for a super-critical post–Hopf bifurcation Reynolds number of 10,000 (based on the side of the cavity and the constant lid velocity). Contrary to the well-established solution with polygonal vortices in the literature, here the solution breaks down after a finite time due to focusing.
Tapan Sengupta, Pierre Sagaut, Aditi Sengupta, Kumar Saurabh. Global spectral analysis of three-time level integration schemes: Focusing phenomenon. Computers & Fluids, Elsevier, 2017, 157, pp.182 - 195. 〈10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.08.033〉. 〈hal-01702350〉
A novel implicit immersed boundary method of high accuracy and efficiency is presented for the simulation of incompressible viscous flow over complex stationary or moving solid boundaries. A boundary force is often introduced in many immersed boundary methods to mimic the presence of solid boundary, such that the overall simulation can be performed on a simple Cartesian grid. The current method inherits this idea and considers the boundary force as a Lagrange multiplier to enforce the no-slip constraint at the solid boundary, instead of applying constitutional relations for rigid bodies. Hence excessive constraint on the time step is circumvented, and the time step only depends on the discretization of fluid Navier-Stokes equations, like the CFL condition in present work. To determine the boundary force, an additional moving force equation is derived. The dimension of this derived system is proportional to the number of Lagrangian points describing the solid boundaries, which makes the method very suitable for moving boundary problems since the time for matrix update and system solving is not significant. The force coefficient matrix is made symmetric and positive definite so that the conjugate gradient method can solve the system quickly. The proposed immersed boundary method is incorporated into the fluid solver with a second-order accurate projection method as a plug-in. The overall scheme is handled under an efficient fractional step framework, namely, prediction, forcing, and projection. Various simulations are performed to validate current method, and the results compare well with previous experimental and numerical studies.
Shang-Gui Cai, Abdellatif Ouahsine, Julien Favier, Yannick Hoarau. Moving immersed boundary method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Wiley, 2017, 85 (5), pp.288 - 323. 〈10.1002/fld.4382〉. 〈hal-01592822〉
Journal: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids
V. Mons, Luca Margheri, J.-C. Chassaing, Pierre Sagaut. Data assimilation-based reconstruction of urban pollutant release characteristics. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Elsevier, 2017, 169, pp.232 - 250. 〈10.1016/j.jweia.2017.07.007〉. 〈hal-01631036〉 Plus de détails...
Philippe Meliga. Harmonics generation and the mechanics of saturation in flow over an open cavity: a second-order self-consistent description. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 826, pp.503 - 521. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.439〉. 〈hal-01585331〉 Plus de détails...
The flow over an open cavity is an example of supercritical Hopf bifurcation leading to periodic limit-cycle oscillations. One of its distinctive features is the existence of strong higher harmonics, which results in the time-averaged mean flow being strongly linearly unstable. For this class of flows, a simplified formalism capable of unravelling how exactly the instability grows and saturates is lacking. This study builds on previous work by Mantic-Lugo et al. (Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 113, 2014, 084501) to fill in the gap using a parametrized approximation of an instantaneous, phase-averaged mean flow, coupled in a quasi-static manner to multiple linear harmonic disturbances interacting nonlinearly with one another and feeding back on the mean flow via their Reynolds stresses. This provides a self-consistent modelling of the mean flow-fluctuation interaction, in the sense that all perturbation structures are those whose Reynolds stresses force the mean flow in such a way that the mean flow generates exactly the aforementioned perturbations. The first harmonic is sought as the superposition of two components, a linear component generated by the instability and aligned along the leading eigenmode of the mean flow, and a nonlinear orthogonal component generated by the higher harmonics, which progressively distorts the linear growth rate and eigenfrequency of the eigenmode. Saturation occurs when the growth rate of the first harmonic is zero, at which point the stabilizing effect of the second harmonic balances exactly the linear instability of the eigenmode. The model does not require any input from numerical or experimental data, and accurately predicts the transient development and the saturation of the instability, as established from comparison to time and phase averages of direct numerical simulation data.
Philippe Meliga. Harmonics generation and the mechanics of saturation in flow over an open cavity: a second-order self-consistent description. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 826, pp.503 - 521. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.439〉. 〈hal-01585331〉
Christophe Coreixas, Gauthier Wissocq, Guillaume Puigt, Jean-François Boussuge, Pierre Sagaut. Recursive regularization step for high-order lattice Boltzmann methods. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 96 (3), pp.033306. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.96.033306〉. 〈hal-01596322〉 Plus de détails...
A lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) with enhanced stability and accuracy is presented for various Hermite tensor-based lattice structures. The collision operator relies on a regularization step, which is here improved through a recursive computation of nonequilibrium Hermite polynomial coefficients. In addition to the reduced computational cost of this procedure with respect to the standard one, the recursive step allows to considerably enhance the stability and accuracy of the numerical scheme by properly filtering out second-(and higher-) order nonhydrodynamic contributions in under-resolved conditions. This is first shown in the isothermal case where the simulation of the doubly periodic shear layer is performed with a Reynolds number ranging from 104 to 10(6), and where a thorough analysis of the case at Re = 3 x 10(4) is conducted. In the latter, results obtained using both regularization steps are compared against the Bhatnagar-Gross-Krook LBM for standard (D2Q9) and high-order (D2V17 and D2V37) lattice structures, confirming the tremendous increase of stability range of the proposed approach. Further comparisons on thermal and fully compressible flows, using the general extension of this procedure, are then conducted through the numerical simulation of Sod shock tubes with the D2V37 lattice. They confirm the stability increase induced by the recursive approach as compared with the standard one.
Christophe Coreixas, Gauthier Wissocq, Guillaume Puigt, Jean-François Boussuge, Pierre Sagaut. Recursive regularization step for high-order lattice Boltzmann methods. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 96 (3), pp.033306. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.96.033306〉. 〈hal-01596322〉
Olivier Lafforgue, N. Bouguerra, Sebastien Poncet, Isabelle Seyssiecq, Julien Favier, et al.. Thermo-physical properties of synthetic mucus for the study of airway clearance. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Wiley, 2017, 105 (11), pp.3025-3033 〈10.1002/jbm.a.36161〉. 〈hal-01596484〉 Plus de détails...
In this article, dynamic viscosity, surface tension, density, heat capacity and thermal conductivity, of a bronchial mucus simulant proposed by Zahm et al., Eur Respir J 1991; 4: 311–315 were experiementally determined. This simulant is mainly composed of a galactomannan gum and a scleroglucan. It was shown that thermophysical properties of synthetic mucus are dependant of scleroglucan concentrations. More importantly and for some scleroglucan concentrations, the syntetic mucus, exhibits, somehow, comparable thermophysical properties to real bronchial mucus. An insight on the microstructure of this simulant is proposed and the different properties enounced previously have been measured for various scleroglucan concentrations and over a certain range of operating temperatures. This synthetic mucus is found to mimic well the rheological behavior and the surface tension of real mucus for different pathologies. Density and thermal properties have been measured for the first time.
Olivier Lafforgue, N. Bouguerra, Sebastien Poncet, Isabelle Seyssiecq, Julien Favier, et al.. Thermo-physical properties of synthetic mucus for the study of airway clearance. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Wiley, 2017, 105 (11), pp.3025-3033 〈10.1002/jbm.a.36161〉. 〈hal-01596484〉
Journal: Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A
Sylvain Chateau, Julien Favier, Umberto D’ortona, Sebastien Poncet. Transport efficiency of metachronal waves in 3D cilium arrays immersed in a two-phase flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 824, pp.931 - 961. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.352〉. 〈hal-01592834〉 Plus de détails...
This work reports the formation and characterization of antipleptic and symplectic metachronal waves in 3D cilium arrays immersed in a two-fluid environment, with a viscosity ratio of 20. A coupled lattice Boltzmann-immersed-boundary solver is used. The periciliary layer is confined between the epithelial surface and the mucus. Its thickness is chosen such that the tips of the cilia can penetrate the mucus. A purely hydrodynamical feedback of the fluid is taken into account and a coupling parameter alpha is introduced, which allows tuning of both the direction of the wave propagation and the strength of the fluid feedback. A comparative study of both antipleptic and symplectic waves, mapping a cilium interspacing ranging from 1.67 up to 5 cilium lengths, is performed by imposing metachrony. Antipleptic waves are found to systematically outperform symplectic waves. They are shown to be more efficient for transporting and mixing the fluids, while spending less energy than symplectic, random or synchronized motions.
Sylvain Chateau, Julien Favier, Umberto D’ortona, Sebastien Poncet. Transport efficiency of metachronal waves in 3D cilium arrays immersed in a two-phase flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 824, pp.931 - 961. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.352〉. 〈hal-01592834〉
Denis Martinand, Eric Serre, Richard M. Lueptow. Linear and weakly nonlinear analyses of cylindrical Couette flow with axial and radial flows. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 824, pp.438 - 476. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.351〉. 〈hal-01592948〉 Plus de détails...
Extending previous linear stability analyses of the instabilities developing in permeable Taylor-Couette-Poiseuille flows where axial and radial throughflows are superimposed on the usual Taylor-Couette flow, we further examine the linear behaviour and expand the analysis to consider the weakly nonlinear behaviour of convective-type instabilities by means of the derivation of the fifth-order amplitude equation together with direct numerical simulations. Special attention is paid to the influence of the radius ratio eta = r(in)/r(out), and particularly to wide gaps (small eta) and how they magnify the effects of the radial flow. The instabilities take the form of pairs of counter-rotating toroidal vortices superseded by helical ones as the axial flow is increased. Increasing the radial inflow draws these vortices near the inner cylinder, where they shrink relative to the annular gap, when this gap is wide. Strong axial and radial flows in a narrow annular gap lead to a very large azimuthal wavenumber with steeply sloped helical vortices. Strong radial outflow in a wide annular gap results in very large helical vortices. The analytical and numerical saturated vortices match quite well. In addition, radial inflows or outflows can turn the usually supercritical bifurcation from laminar to vortical flow into a subcritical one. The radial flow above which this change occurs decreases as the radius ratio eta decreases. A practical motivation for this weakly nonlinear analysis is found in modelling dynamic filtration devices, which rely on vortical instabilities to reduce the processes of accumulation on their membranes.
Denis Martinand, Eric Serre, Richard M. Lueptow. Linear and weakly nonlinear analyses of cylindrical Couette flow with axial and radial flows. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 824, pp.438 - 476. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.351〉. 〈hal-01592948〉
W.A. Gracias, P. Tamain, Eric Serre, R.A. Pitts, L. Garcia. The impact of magnetic shear on the dynamics of a seeded 3D filament in slab geometry. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.798 - 807. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.02.022〉. 〈hal-01702187〉 Plus de détails...
Seeded filament simulations are used to study blob dynamics with the state-of-the-art TOKAM3X fluid code in the scrape-off layer (SOL) using a slab geometry. The filamentary dynamics recovered with the code are compared with previously predicted analytical blob velocity scalings while also studying the effect of field line pitch angle on these dynamics and are found to be similar. The effect of changing magnetic topology on filamentary motion is also investigated. Magnetic shear is introduced in the model by the sudden and localised variation of field line pitch angle for a narrow radially located region constituting effectively a shearing zone. Three such shear zones are tested to see how they affect filament motion. Filaments are initialised radially upstream from the shear zone and recorded as they convect towards the far-SOL side. The lowest intensity shear zone allows many of the higher amplitude filaments to pass through after dampening them. On the other hand, the highest intensity shear zones prevent all filaments from progressing to the wall beyond the shear zone and, in certain cases for high density amplitude filaments, is able to generate a new filament downstream from the shear zone.
W.A. Gracias, P. Tamain, Eric Serre, R.A. Pitts, L. Garcia. The impact of magnetic shear on the dynamics of a seeded 3D filament in slab geometry. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.798 - 807. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.02.022〉. 〈hal-01702187〉
Félix Gendre, Denis Ricot, Guillaume Fritz, Pierre Sagaut. Grid refinement for aeroacoustics in the lattice Boltzmann method: A directional splitting approach. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 96 (2), pp.023311. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.96.023311〉. 〈hal-01596329〉 Plus de détails...
This study focuses on grid refinement techniques for the direct simulation of aeroacoustics, when using weakly compressible lattice Boltzmann models, such as the D3Q19 athermal velocity set. When it comes to direct noise computation, very small errors on the density or pressure field may have great negative consequences. Even strong acoustic density fluctuations have indeed a clearly lower amplitude than the hydrodynamic ones. This work deals with such very weak spurious fluctuations that emerge when a vortical structure crosses a refinement interface, which may contaminate the resulting aeroacoustic field. We show through an extensive literature review that, within the framework described above, this issue has never been addressed before. To tackle this problem, we develop an alternative algorithm and compare its behavior to a classical one, which fits our in-house vertex-centered data structure. Our main idea relies on a directional splitting of the continuous discrete velocity Boltzmann equation, followed by an integration over specific characteristics. This method can be seen as a specific coupling between finite difference and lattice Boltzmann, locally on the interface between the two grids. The method is assessed considering two cases: an acoustic pulse and a convected vortex. We show how very small errors on the density field arise and propagate throughout the domain when a vortical flow crosses the refinement interface. We also show that an increased free stream Mach number (but still within the weakly compressible regime) strongly deteriorates the situation, although the magnitude of the errors may remain negligible for purely aerodynamic studies. A drastically reduced level of error for the near-field spurious noise is obtained with our approach, especially for under-resolved simulations, a situation that is crucial for industrial applications. Thus, the vortex case is proved useful for aeroacoustic validations of any grid refinement algorithm.
Félix Gendre, Denis Ricot, Guillaume Fritz, Pierre Sagaut. Grid refinement for aeroacoustics in the lattice Boltzmann method: A directional splitting approach. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 96 (2), pp.023311. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.96.023311〉. 〈hal-01596329〉
H. Bufferand, C. Baudoin, J. Bucalossi, G. Ciraolo, J. Denis, et al.. Implementation of drift velocities and currents in SOLEDGE2D–EIRENE. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.852 - 857. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.11.031〉. 〈hal-01702275〉 Plus de détails...
In order to improve cross-field transport description, drifts and currents have been implemented in SOLEDGE2D–EIRENE. The derivation of an equation for the electric potential is recalled. The resolution of current equation is tested in a simple slab case. WEST divertor simulations in forward-B and reverse-B fields are also discussed. A significant increase of ExB shear is observed in the forward-B configuration that could explain a favorable L-H transition in this case.
H. Bufferand, C. Baudoin, J. Bucalossi, G. Ciraolo, J. Denis, et al.. Implementation of drift velocities and currents in SOLEDGE2D–EIRENE. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.852 - 857. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.11.031〉. 〈hal-01702275〉
G. Ciraolo, H. Bufferand, J. Bucalossi, Ph. Ghendrih, P. Tamain, et al.. H-mode WEST tungsten divertor operation: deuterium and nitrogen seeded simulations with SOLEDGE2D-EIRENE. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.187 - 192. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.12.025〉. 〈hal-01702237〉 Plus de détails...
Simulations of WEST H-mode divertor scenarios have been performed with SOLEDGE2D-EIRENE edge plasma transport code, both for pure deuterium and nitrogen seeded discharge. In the pure deuterium case, a target heat flux of 8 MW/m2 is reached, but misalignment between heat and the particle outflux yields 50 eV plasma temperature at the target plates. With nitrogen seeding, the heat and particle outflux are observed to be aligned so that lower plasma temperatures at the target plates are achieved together with the required high heat fluxes. This change in heat and particle outflux alignment is analysed with respect to the role of divertor geometry and the impact of vertical vs horizontal target plates on neutrals spreading.
G. Ciraolo, H. Bufferand, J. Bucalossi, Ph. Ghendrih, P. Tamain, et al.. H-mode WEST tungsten divertor operation: deuterium and nitrogen seeded simulations with SOLEDGE2D-EIRENE. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.187 - 192. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.12.025〉. 〈hal-01702237〉
Y. Marandet, H. Bufferand, N. Nace, M. Valentinuzzi, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Towards a consistent modelling of plasma edge turbulence in mean field transport codes: Focus on sputtering and plasma fluctuations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.931 - 934. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.02.007〉. 〈hal-01702229〉 Plus de détails...
Transport codes are the main workhorses for global edge studies and modern divertor design. These tools do not resolve turbulent fluctuations responsible for the bulk of cross-field transport in the Scrape-off Layer (SOL), and solve mean field equations instead. Turbulent fluxes are modelled by diffusive transport along the gradients of the mean fields. Improvements of this description, on the basis of approaches developed in computational fluid dynamics are discussed, broadening the outlook given in Bufferand et al. (2016) [10]. This contribution focuses on additional closure issues related to non-linearities in sources/sinks from plasma-wall interactions, here sputtered fluxes from the plasma facing components. “Fluctuation dressed” sputtering yields Yeff are introduced and calculated from turbulence simulations. Properly taking fluctuations into account is shown to lead to higher sputtering at sub-threshold energies compared to mean field predictions. As a first step towards an implementation in a transport code, the possibility of parametrizing Yeff in terms of the mean fields is tentatively investigated.
Y. Marandet, H. Bufferand, N. Nace, M. Valentinuzzi, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Towards a consistent modelling of plasma edge turbulence in mean field transport codes: Focus on sputtering and plasma fluctuations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.931 - 934. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.02.007〉. 〈hal-01702229〉
P. Tamain, C. Colin, L. Colas, C. Baudoin, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Numerical analysis of the impact of an RF sheath on the Scrape-Off Layer in 2D and 3D turbulence simulations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.1171 - 1177. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.12.022〉. 〈hal-01702267〉 Plus de détails...
Motivated by Radio Frequency (RF) heating studies, the response of the plasma of tokamaks to the presence of a locally polarized limiter is studied. In a first part, we use the TOKAM3X 3D global edge turbulence code to analyse the impact of such biasing in a realistic geometry. Key features of experimental observations are qualitatively recovered, especially the extension of a potential and density perturbation on long, but finite, distances along connected field lines. The perturbation is also found to extend in the transverse direction. Both observations demonstrate the influence of perpendicular current loops on the plasma confirming the need for an accurate description in reduced models. In a second part, we use the TOKAM2D slab turbulence code to determine the validity of using a transverse Ohm's law for this purpose. Results indicate that a local Ohm's law with a constant and uniform perpendicular resistivity appears at least as an oversimplified description of perpendicular charge transport in a turbulent Scrape-Off Layer.
P. Tamain, C. Colin, L. Colas, C. Baudoin, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Numerical analysis of the impact of an RF sheath on the Scrape-Off Layer in 2D and 3D turbulence simulations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.1171 - 1177. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2016.12.022〉. 〈hal-01702267〉
Eddy Constant, Julien Favier, Marcello Meldi, Philippe Meliga, Eric Serre. An immersed boundary method in OpenFOAM : Verification and validation. Computers and Fluids, Elsevier, 2017, 157, pp.55 - 72. 〈10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.08.001〉. 〈hal-01591562〉 Plus de détails...
The present work proposes a modified Pressure-Implicit Split-Operator (PISO) solver integrating the recent Immersed Boundary Method (IBM) proposed by Pinelli et al. [1] in order to perform reliable simulations of incompressible flows around bluff bodies using the open source toolbox OpenFOAM version 2.2 (ESI-OpenCFD [2]). The (IBM) allows for a precise representation of fixed and moving solid obstacles embedded in the physical domain, using uniform or stretched Cartesian meshes. Owing to this feature, the maximum level of accuracy and scalability of the numerical solvers can be systematically achieved. An iterative scheme based on sub-iterations between (IBM) and pressure correction has been implemented in the native (PISO) solver of OpenFOAM. This allows one to use fast optimized Poisson solvers while satisfying simultaneously the divergence-free flow state and the no-slip condition at the body surface. To compute the divergence of the momentum equation (in the PISO loop) and the interpolation of the fluxes, we propose an hybrid calculation with an analytical resolution (using the kernel function equation) of the quantities involving the force term (singular quantities). A careful and original verification study has been carried out which allows to estimate three different errors related to the discretization and to the (IBM). Various 2D and 3D well-documented test cases of academic flows around fixed or moving cylinders have been simulated and carefully validated against existing data from the literature in a large range of Reynolds numbers, Re = 30 − 3900 and in the frame of DNS and DDES OpenFOAM native models.
Eddy Constant, Julien Favier, Marcello Meldi, Philippe Meliga, Eric Serre. An immersed boundary method in OpenFOAM : Verification and validation. Computers and Fluids, Elsevier, 2017, 157, pp.55 - 72. 〈10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.08.001〉. 〈hal-01591562〉
Davide Galassi, P. Tamain, C. Baudoin, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Flux expansion effect on turbulent transport in 3D global simulations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.953 - 958. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.01.008〉. 〈hal-01702255〉 Plus de détails...
The flux expansion effect on the Scrape-Off Layer equilibrium is inspected through TOKAM3X 3D turbulence simulations. Three magnetic equilibria with analytically controlled flux expansion are built, representing respectively a positive, a null and a negative Shafranov shift. Turbulent E × B fluxes across flux surfaces show similar amplitudes and poloidal distributions in all cases. The ballooning nature of the interchange instability is recovered, with an enhancement of turbulence in the vicinity of the limiter, probably due to a Kelvin–Helmoltz instability. Interestingly, the poloidally averaged density decay length is found to be shorter almost by a factor 2 in the case of flux surfaces compressed at the low-field side midplane, with respect to the opposite case, indicating the presence of unfavorable conditions for the turbulent transport. The difference in the magnetic field line shape is pointed out as a mechanism which affects the turbulent transport across the flux surfaces. Indeed the unstable region has a larger parallel extension when flux expansion in the low-field side is larger. Moreover, the configuration with a lower magnetic shear at the low-field side midplane shows a more unstable behavior. The role of this parameter in turbulence stabilization is qualitatively evaluated. The difference in the distribution of transport along the parallel direction is shown to affect also the parallel flows, which are analyzed for the three proposed cases.
Davide Galassi, P. Tamain, C. Baudoin, H. Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, et al.. Flux expansion effect on turbulent transport in 3D global simulations. Nuclear Materials and Energy, Elsevier, 2017, 12, pp.953 - 958. 〈10.1016/j.nme.2017.01.008〉. 〈hal-01702255〉
Vincent Mons, Jean-Camille Chassaing, Pierre Sagaut. Optimal sensor placement for variational data assimilation of unsteady flows past a rotationally oscillating cylinder. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 823, pp.230 - 277. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.313〉. 〈hal-01548417〉 Plus de détails...
Vincent Mons, Jean-Camille Chassaing, Pierre Sagaut. Optimal sensor placement for variational data assimilation of unsteady flows past a rotationally oscillating cylinder. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 823, pp.230 - 277. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.313〉. 〈hal-01548417〉
Philippe Meliga. Computing the sensitivity of drag and lift in flow past a circular cylinder: Time-stepping versus self-consistent analysis. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2017, 2 (7), pp.073905. 〈10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.073905〉. 〈hal-01698605〉 Plus de détails...
We provide in-depth scrutiny of two methods making use of adjoint-based gradients to compute the sensitivity of drag in the two-dimensional, periodic flow past a circular cylinder (Re≲189): first, the time-stepping analysis used in Meliga et al. [Phys. Fluids 26, 104101 (2014)] that relies on classical Navier-Stokes modeling and determines the sensitivity to any generic control force from time-dependent adjoint equations marched backwards in time; and, second, a self-consistent approach building on the model of Mantič-Lugo et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 084501 (2014)] to compute semilinear approximations of the sensitivity to the mean and fluctuating components of the force. Both approaches are applied to open-loop control by a small secondary cylinder and allow identifying the sensitive regions without knowledge of the controlled states. The theoretical predictions obtained by time-stepping analysis reproduce well the results obtained by direct numerical simulation of the two-cylinder system. So do the predictions obtained by self-consistent analysis, which corroborates the relevance of the approach as a guideline for efficient and systematic control design in the attempt to reduce drag, even though the Reynolds number is not close to the instability threshold and the oscillation amplitude is not small. This is because, unlike simpler approaches relying on linear stability analysis to predict the main features of the flow unsteadiness, the semilinear framework encompasses rigorously the effect of the control on the mean flow, as well as on the finite-amplitude fluctuation that feeds back nonlinearly onto the mean flow via the formation of Reynolds stresses. Such results are especially promising as the self-consistent approach determines the sensitivity from time-independent equations that can be solved iteratively, which makes it generally less computationally demanding. We ultimately discuss the extent to which relevant information can be gained from a hybrid modeling computing self-consistent sensitivities from the postprocessing of DNS data. Application to alternative control objectives such as increasing the lift and alleviating the fluctuating drag and lift is also discussed.
Philippe Meliga. Computing the sensitivity of drag and lift in flow past a circular cylinder: Time-stepping versus self-consistent analysis. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2017, 2 (7), pp.073905. 〈10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.073905〉. 〈hal-01698605〉
Congshan Zhuo, Pierre Sagaut. Acoustic multipole sources for the regularized lattice Boltzmann method: Comparison with multiple-relaxation-time models in the inviscid limit. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 95 (6), pp.063301. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.95.063301〉. 〈hal-01548424〉 Plus de détails...
Congshan Zhuo, Pierre Sagaut. Acoustic multipole sources for the regularized lattice Boltzmann method: Comparison with multiple-relaxation-time models in the inviscid limit. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2017, 95 (6), pp.063301. 〈10.1103/PhysRevE.95.063301〉. 〈hal-01548424〉
Xue Chen, Xun Wang, Paul G. Chen, Qiusheng Liu. Thermal effects of substrate on Marangoni flow in droplet evaporation: Response surface and sensitivity analysis. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 2017, 113, pp.354 - 365. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.05.076〉. 〈hal-01532757〉 Plus de détails...
In this paper, the evaporation of sessile droplets resting on a substrate with different thermal properties is numerically investigated. Computations are based on a transient axisymmetric numerical model. Special attention is paid to evaluate thermal effects of substrate on the structure of bulk fluid flow in the course of evaporation. Numerical results reveal that Marangoni convection induced by non-uniform distribution of temperature along the interface exhibits three distinctly different behaviours: inward flow, multicellular flow and outward flow, consequently resulting in different particle depositions. It is highlighted that three factors (i.e. relative thermal conductivity, relative substrate thickness and relative substrate temperature) strongly affect the flow pattern. In order to further investigate the coupling effects of different influential factors, a Kriging-based response surface method is introduced. We model the flow behaviour as a function of continuous influential factors using a limited number of computations corresponding to discrete values of the inputs. The sensitivities of the Marangoni flow are also analysed using Sobol’ index to study the coupling mechanisms of influential factors. The proposed method can be used to forecast the flow patterns for any input parameter without additional sophisticated computer simulation, and allows to confidently estimate an unknown environmental parameter.
Xue Chen, Xun Wang, Paul G. Chen, Qiusheng Liu. Thermal effects of substrate on Marangoni flow in droplet evaporation: Response surface and sensitivity analysis. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 2017, 113, pp.354 - 365. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.05.076〉. 〈hal-01532757〉
Journal: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Julien Favier, Cuicui Li, Laura Kamps, Alistair Revell, Joseph O’connor, et al.. The PELskin project—part I: fluid–structure interaction for a row of flexible flaps: a reference study in oscillating channel flow. Meccanica, Springer Verlag, 2017, 52 (8), pp.1767 - 1780. 〈10.1007/s11012-016-0521-0〉. 〈hal-01592866〉 Plus de détails...
Previous studies of flexible flaps attached to the aft part of a cylinder have demonstrated a favourable effect on the drag and lift force fluctuation. This observation is thought to be linked to the excitation of travelling waves along the flaps and as a consequence of that, periodic shedding of the von Karman vortices is altered in phase. A more general case of such interaction is studied herein for a limited row of flaps in an oscillating flow; representative of the cylinder case since the transversal flow in the wake-region shows oscillating character. This reference case is chosen to qualify recently developed numerical methods for the simulation of fluid-structure interaction in the context of the EU funded 'PELskin' project. The simulation of the two-way coupled dynamics of the flexible elements is achieved via a structure model for the flap motion, which was implemented and coupled to two different fluid solvers via the immersed boundary method. The results show the waving behaviour observed at the tips of the flexible elements in interaction with the fluid flow and the formation of vortices in the gaps between the flaps. In addition, formation of vortices upstream of the leading and downstream of the trailing flap is seen, which interact with the formation of the shear-layer on top of the row. This leads to a phase shift in the wave-type motion along the row that resembles the observation in the cylinder case.
Julien Favier, Cuicui Li, Laura Kamps, Alistair Revell, Joseph O’connor, et al.. The PELskin project—part I: fluid–structure interaction for a row of flexible flaps: a reference study in oscillating channel flow. Meccanica, Springer Verlag, 2017, 52 (8), pp.1767 - 1780. 〈10.1007/s11012-016-0521-0〉. 〈hal-01592866〉
Alistair Revell, Joseph O’connor, Abhishek Sarkar, Cuicui Li, Julien Favier, et al.. The PELskin project: part II—investigating the physical coupling between flexible filaments in an oscillating flow. Meccanica, Springer Verlag, 2017, 52 (8), pp.1781 - 1795. 〈10.1007/s11012-016-0525-9〉. 〈hal-01592870〉 Plus de détails...
The fluid-structure interaction mechanisms of a coating composed of flexible flaps immersed in a periodically oscillating channel flow is here studied by means of numerical simulation, employing the Euler-Bernoulli equations to account for the flexibility of the structures. A set of passively actuated flaps have previously been demonstrated to deliver favourable aerodynamic impact when attached to a bluff body undergoing periodic vortex shedding. As such, the present configuration is identified to provide a useful test-bed to better understand this mechanism, thought to be linked to experimentally observed travelling waves. Having previously validated and elucidated the flow mechanism in Paper 1 of this series, we hereby undertake a more detailed analysis of spectra obtained for different natural frequency of structures and different configurations, in order to better characterize the mechanisms involved in the organized motion of the structures. Herein, this wave-like behaviour, observed at the tips of flexible structures via interaction with the fluid flow, is characterized by examining the time history of the filaments motion and the corresponding effects on the fluid flow, in terms of dynamics and frequency of the fluid velocity. Results indicate that the wave motion behaviour is associated with the formation of vortices in the gaps between the flaps, which itself are a function of the structural resistance to the cross flow. In addition, formation of vortices upstream of the leading and downstream of the trailing flap is seen, which interact with the formation of the shear-layer on top of the row. This leads to a phase shift in the wave-type motion along the row that resembles the observation in the cylinder case.
Alistair Revell, Joseph O’connor, Abhishek Sarkar, Cuicui Li, Julien Favier, et al.. The PELskin project: part II—investigating the physical coupling between flexible filaments in an oscillating flow. Meccanica, Springer Verlag, 2017, 52 (8), pp.1781 - 1795. 〈10.1007/s11012-016-0525-9〉. 〈hal-01592870〉
Alekseenko Elena, Bernard Roux. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Brackish Ecosystems Subject to Strong Winds and Coastal Jets. Oceanography & Fisheries Open access Journal, 2017, 2 (4), pp.555595. 〈10.19080/OFOAJ.2017.02.555595〉. 〈hal-01813859〉 Plus de détails...
The bottom shear stress (BSS) in a windy Mediterranean lagoon has been carefully investigated through numerical modelling. BSS maps have been obtained for the entire lagoon. The aim is to compare BSS with its critical value in the near shoreareas selected for SAV replanting which are subject to downwind coastal jets.
Alekseenko Elena, Bernard Roux. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Brackish Ecosystems Subject to Strong Winds and Coastal Jets. Oceanography & Fisheries Open access Journal, 2017, 2 (4), pp.555595. 〈10.19080/OFOAJ.2017.02.555595〉. 〈hal-01813859〉
Journal: Oceanography & Fisheries Open access Journal
Marcello Meldi, Pierre Sagaut. Turbulence in a box: quantification of large-scale resolution effects in isotropic turbulence free decay. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 818, pp.697 - 715. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.158〉. 〈hal-01527613〉 Plus de détails...
The effects of the finiteness of the physical domain over the free decay of homogeneous isotropic turbulence are explored in the present article. Saturation at the large scales is investigated by the use of theoretical analysis and eddy-damped quasi-normal Markovian calculations. Both analyses indicate a strong sensitivity of the large-scale features of the flow to saturation and finite Reynolds number effects. This aspect plays an important role in the general lack of agreement between grid turbulence experiments and numerical simulations. On the other hand, the statistical quantities associated with the behaviour of the spectrum in the inertial region are only marginally affected by saturation. These results suggest new guidelines for the interpretation of experimental and direct numerical simulation studies.
Marcello Meldi, Pierre Sagaut. Turbulence in a box: quantification of large-scale resolution effects in isotropic turbulence free decay. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 818, pp.697 - 715. 〈10.1017/jfm.2017.158〉. 〈hal-01527613〉
The spectral analysis is a basic tool to characterise the behaviour of any convection scheme. By nature, the solution projected onto the Fourier basis enables to estimate the dissipation and the dispersion associated with the spatial discretisation of the hyperbolic linear problem. In this paper, we wish to revisit such analysis, focusing attention on two key points. The first point concerns the effects of time integration on the spectral analysis. It is shown with standard high-order Finite Difference schemes dedicated to aeroacoustics that the time integration has an effect on the required number of points per wavelength. The situation depends on the choice of the coupled schemes (one for time integration, one for space derivative and one for the filter) and here, the compact scheme with its eighth-order filter seems to have a better spectral accuracy than the considered dispersion relation preserving scheme with its associated filter, especially in terms of dissipation. Secondly, such a coupled space time approach is applied to the new class of high-order spectral discontinuous approaches, focusing especially on the Spectral Difference method. A new way to address the specific spectral behaviour of the scheme is introduced first for wavenumbers in [0,pi], following the Matrix Power method. For wavenumbers above pi, an aliasing phenomenon always occurs but it is possible to understand and to control the aliasing of the signal. It is shown that aliasing depends on the polynomial degree and on the number of time steps. A new way to define dissipation and dispersion is introduced and applied to wavenumbers larger than it. Since the new criteria recover the previous results for wavenumbers below it, the new proposed approach is an extension of all the previous ones dealing with dissipation and dispersion errors. At last, since the standard Finite Difference schemes can serve as reference solution for their capability in aeroacoustics, it is shown that the Spectral Difference method is as accurate as (or even more accurate) than the considered Finite Difference schemes.
Julien Vanharen, Guillaume Puigt, Xavier Vasseur, Jean-François Boussuge, Pierre Sagaut. Revisiting the spectral analysis for high-order spectral discontinuous methods. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2017, 337, pp.379 - 402. 〈10.1016/j.jcp.2017.02.043〉. 〈hal-01527618〉
Xun Wang, Shahram Khazaie, Luca Margheri, Pierre Sagaut. Shallow water sound source localization using the iterative beamforming method in an image framework. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier, 2017, 395, pp.354 - 370. 〈10.1016/j.jsv.2017.02.032〉. 〈hal-01527615〉 Plus de détails...
Shallow water is a complicated sound propagation medium due to multiple reflections by water surface and bottom, imprecisely measured sound speed, noisy environment, etc. Therefore, in order to localize a shallow water sound source, classical signal processing techniques must be improved by taking these complexities into account. In this work, the multiple reflections and uncertain reflectivity of water bottom are explicitly modeled. In the proposed model, a measured signal is a mixture of the direct propagation from the source and the multiple reflections. Instead of solving the Helmholtz equation with boundary conditions of reflections, each signal is interpreted as a superposition of signals emitting from the physical source and its image sources in a free space, which results in a fast computation of sound propagation. Then, the source location, along with its amplitude, reflection paths and power loss of bottom reflection, is estimated via the iterative beamforming (IB) method, which alternatively estimates the source contributions and performs beamforming on these estimates until convergence. This approach does not need to compute the sound propagation for all the possible source locations in a large space, which thus leads to a low computational cost. Finally, numerical simulations are introduced to illustrate the advantage of the proposed model and the source estimation method. The sensitivity of the proposed method with respect to model parameter uncertainties is also investigated via a full uncertainty quantification analysis. The localization error of IB is proved to be acceptable in the given error range of sound speed and water depth. Besides, the IB source estimate is more sensitive to the sound speed while the matched-field processing methods have a stronger sensitivity to the water depth: this result can guide the choice of source localization method in different cases of model parameter uncertainties.
Xun Wang, Shahram Khazaie, Luca Margheri, Pierre Sagaut. Shallow water sound source localization using the iterative beamforming method in an image framework. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier, 2017, 395, pp.354 - 370. 〈10.1016/j.jsv.2017.02.032〉. 〈hal-01527615〉
Yosuke Anzai, Koji Fukagata, Philippe Meliga, Edouard Boujo, François Gallaire. Numerical simulation and sensitivity analysis of a low-Reynolds-number flow around a square cylinder controlled using plasma actuators. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2017, 2 (4), 〈10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.043901〉. 〈hal-01585359〉 Plus de détails...
Flow around a square cylinder controlled using plasma actuators (PAs) is numerically investigated by direct numerical simulation in order to clarify the most effective location of actuator installation and to elucidate the mechanism of control effect. The Reynolds number based on the cylinder diameter and the free-stream velocity is set to be 100 to study the fundamental effect of PAs on two-dimensional vortex shedding, and three different locations of PAs are considered. The mean drag and the root-mean-square of lift fluctuations are found to be reduced by 51% and 99% in the case where two opposing PAs are aligned vertically on the rear surface. In that case, a jet flow similar to a base jet is generated by the collision of the streaming flows induced by the two opposing PAs, and the vortex shedding is completely suppressed. The simulation results are ultimately revisited in the frame of linear sensitivity analysis, whose computational cost is much lower than that of performing the full simulation. A good agreement is reported for low control amplitudes, which allows further discussion of the linear optimal arrangement for any number of PAs.
Yosuke Anzai, Koji Fukagata, Philippe Meliga, Edouard Boujo, François Gallaire. Numerical simulation and sensitivity analysis of a low-Reynolds-number flow around a square cylinder controlled using plasma actuators. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2017, 2 (4), 〈10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.043901〉. 〈hal-01585359〉
Davide Galassi, P. Tamain, H. Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Ph. Ghendrih, et al.. Drive of parallel flows by turbulence and large-scale E × B transverse transport in divertor geometry. Nuclear Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2017, 57 (3), pp.036029. 〈10.1088/1741-4326/aa5332〉. 〈hal-01592945〉 Plus de détails...
The poloidal asymmetries of parallel flows in edge plasmas are investigated by the 3D fluid turbulence code TOKAM3X. A diverted COMPASS-like magnetic equilibrium is used for the simulations. The measurements and simulations of parallel Mach numbers are compared, and exhibit good qualitative agreement. Small-scale turbulent transport is observed to dominate near the low field side midplane, even though it co-exists with significant large-scale cross-field fluxes. Despite the turbulent nature of the plasma in the divertor region, simulations show the low effectiveness of turbulence for the cross-field transport towards the private flux region. Nevertheless, a complex pattern of fluxes associated with the average field components are found to cross the separatrix in the divertor region. Large-scale and small-scale turbulent E x B transport, along with the del B drift, drive the asymmetries in parallel flows. A semian-alytical model based on mass and parallel momentum balances allows the poloidal drift effects on the asymmetry pattern to be evaluated. As in the experiments, a reversed B-T simulation provides a way of self-consistently separating the effects of turbulent transport and large-scale flows, which must be reversed for a reversed field. The large-scale contribution is found to be responsible for typically 50% of the effect on the Mach number, evaluated at the top of the machine. The presented picture shows the complex interplay between drifts and turbulence, underlining the necessity of a global approach to edge plasma modelling, including a self-consistent description of the turbulence.
Davide Galassi, P. Tamain, H. Bufferand, Guido Ciraolo, Ph. Ghendrih, et al.. Drive of parallel flows by turbulence and large-scale E × B transverse transport in divertor geometry. Nuclear Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2017, 57 (3), pp.036029. 〈10.1088/1741-4326/aa5332〉. 〈hal-01592945〉
R.J.A. Howard, Eric Serre. Large eddy simulation in Code_Saturne of thermal mixing in a T junction with brass walls. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Elsevier, 2017, 63, pp.119 - 127. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2016.09.011〉. 〈hal-01592931〉 Plus de détails...
Following on from Kuhn et al (2010) we study the capability of large eddy simulation with conjugate heat transfer to predict thermal fluctuations with thermal mixing. Wall functions are used to model the wall heat transfer. Comparison with experimental results show that the temperature variance on the outer skin of the solid is well predicted by the simulation. It is shown that the variance of thermal flux in the fluid closely maps the temperature variance at the outer boundary of the solid. Since the variance of thermal flux is closely related to the dissipation of temperature variance it can be concluded that the dissipation of temperature variance in the fluid is linked to temperature variance in the solid. Analysis of the equation of the temperature variance in the solid confirms this is indeed the case. It is the dissipation of temperature variance in the fluid that characterizes how the temperature variance penetrates the solid. Thus RANS modelling can be used to predict thermal variance in solids provided that there is an accurate model for the dissipation of temperature variance at the wall and an equation for the thermal variance in the solid is solved.
R.J.A. Howard, Eric Serre. Large eddy simulation in Code_Saturne of thermal mixing in a T junction with brass walls. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Elsevier, 2017, 63, pp.119 - 127. 〈10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2016.09.011〉. 〈hal-01592931〉
Journal: International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
A novel immersed boundary method is introduced for simulating the fluid-structure interaction problem. Unlike the body-conforming mesh method which imposes the no-slip boundary conditions directly on the immersed interface, the immersed boundary method adopts a boundary force for the presence of the immersed solid. Therefore, the fluid is simply simulated on a fixed Cartesian mesh irrespective the movement of the immersed solid, which circumvents the mesh quality issue that frequently happens in the body-conforming mesh method. To enforce the correct boundary condition, we derive an additional moving force equation. This additional equation is integrated into a second order accurate fractional step method and solved with the conjugate gradient method. The proposed method is validated with several one-way fluid-structure interaction examples.
Shang-Gui Cai, Abdellatif Ouahsine, Julien Favier, Yannick Hoarau. Implicit immersed boundary method for fluid-structure interaction. La Houille Blanche - Revue internationale de l'eau, EDP Sciences, 2017, 1/2017 (1), pp.33 - 36. 〈10.1051/lhb/2017005〉. 〈hal-01592851〉
Journal: La Houille Blanche - Revue internationale de l'eau
E Alekseenko, B Roux, D Fougere, Paul G. Chen. The effect of wind induced bottom shear stress and salinity on Zostera noltii replanting in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, 2017, 187, pp.293-305. 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2017.01.010〉. 〈hal-01453377〉 Plus de détails...
The paper concerns the wind influence on bottom shear stress and salinity levels in a Mediterranean semi-enclosed coastal lagoon (Etang de Berre), with respect to a replanting program of Zostera noltii . The MARS3D numerical model is used to analyze the 3D current, salinity and temperature distribution induced by three meteorological, oceanic and anthropogenic forcings in this lagoon. The numerical model has been carefully validated by comparison with daily observations of the vertical salinity and temperature profiles at three mooring stations, for one year. Then, two modelling scenarios are considered. The first scenario (scen.## 1), starting with an homogeneous salinity of S = 20 PSU and without wind forcing, studies a stratification process under the influence of a periodic seawater inflow and a strong freshwater inflow from an hydropower plant (250 m3/s). Then, in the second scenario (scen.## 2), we study how a strong wind of 80 km/h can mix the haline stratification obtained at the end of scen.## 1. The most interesting results concern four nearshore replanting areas; two are situated on the eastern side of EB and two on the western side. The results of scen.## 2 show that all these areas are subject to a downwind coastal jet. Concerning bottom salinity, the destratification process is very beneficial; it always remains greater than 12 PSU for a N-NW wind of 80 km/h and an hydropower runoff of 250 m3/s. Special attention is devoted to the bottom shear stress (BSS) for different values of the bottom roughness parameter (for gravels, sands and silts), and to the bottom salinity. Concerning BSS, it presents a maximum near the shoreline and decreases along transects perpendicular to the shoreline. There exists a zone, parallel to the shoreline, where BSS presents a minimum (close to zero). When comparing the BSS value at the four replanting areas with the critical value, BSScr, at which the sediment mobility would occur, we see that for the smaller roughness values (ranging from z0 = 3.5 × 10-4 mm, to 3.5 × 10-2 mm) BSS largely surpasses this critical value. For a N-NW wind speed of 40 km/h (which is blowing for around 100 days per year), BSS still largely surpasses BSScr - at least for the silt sediments (ranging from z0 = 3.5 × 10-4 mm, to 3.5 × 10-3 mm). This confirms the possibility that the coastal jet could generate sediment mobility which could have a negative impact for SAV replanting.
E Alekseenko, B Roux, D Fougere, Paul G. Chen. The effect of wind induced bottom shear stress and salinity on Zostera noltii replanting in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Elsevier, 2017, 187, pp.293-305. 〈10.1016/j.ecss.2017.01.010〉. 〈hal-01453377〉
Zhe Li, Julien Favier. A non-staggered coupling of finite element and lattice Boltzmann methods via an immersed boundary scheme for fluid-structure interaction. Computers and Fluids, Elsevier, 2017, 143, pp.90 - 102. 〈10.1016/j.compfluid.2016.11.008〉. 〈hal-01403915〉 Plus de détails...
The paper presents a numerical framework for the coupling of finite element and lattice Boltzmann methods for transient problems involving fluid-structure interaction. The solid structure is discretized with the finite element method and integrated in time with the explicit Newmark scheme. The lattice Boltzmann method is used for the simulation of single-component weakly-compressible fluid flows. The two numerical methods are coupled via a direct-forcing immersed boundary method in a non-staggered way. Without subiteration within each time-step, the proposed method can ensure the synchronization of the time integrations, and thus the strong coupling of both subdomains by resolving a linear system of coupling equations at each time-step. Hence the energy transfer at the fluid-solid interface is correct, i.e. neither energy dissipation nor energy injection will occur at the interface, which can retain the numerical stability. A well-known fluid-structure interaction test case is adopted to validate the proposed coupling method. It is shown that the stability of the used numerical schemes can be preserved and a good agreement is found with the reference results.
Zhe Li, Julien Favier. A non-staggered coupling of finite element and lattice Boltzmann methods via an immersed boundary scheme for fluid-structure interaction. Computers and Fluids, Elsevier, 2017, 143, pp.90 - 102. 〈10.1016/j.compfluid.2016.11.008〉. 〈hal-01403915〉
Hugo Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P Di Cintio, N Fedorczak, Ph Ghendrih, et al.. Nonlocal heat flux application for Scrape-off Layer plasma. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, In press. 〈hal-01655295〉 Plus de détails...
The nonlocal expression proposed by Luciani-Mora-Virmont is implemented into a 1D fluid model for the scrape-off layer. Analytic solutions for heat equation are discussed as well as the impact of sheath boundary conditions on the continuity of the temperature profile. The nonlocal heat flux is compared to Spitzer-Härm heat flux for different collisionality.
Hugo Bufferand, G. Ciraolo, P Di Cintio, N Fedorczak, Ph Ghendrih, et al.. Nonlocal heat flux application for Scrape-off Layer plasma. Contributions to Plasma Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag, In press. 〈hal-01655295〉
Shahram Khazaie, Régis Cottereau, Didier Clouteau. Numerical observation of the equipartition regime in a 3D random elastic medium, and discussion of the limiting parameters. Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier, 2017, 102, pp.56-67. 〈10.1016/j.cageo.2017.02.007〉. 〈hal-01473195〉 Plus de détails...
At long lapse times in the weakly scattering regime, the energy of the coda in a randomly fluctuating isotropic medium is equipartitioned between P and S modes. This behavior is well understood mathematically and physically for full spaces. For realistic domains, analytical results are more scarce and numerical simulations become a valuable tool. This paper discusses, based on numerical simulations of wave propagation in a 3D randomly heterogeneous elastic medium, the transition to an equipartitioned regime of the wave field. Both the time to transition and the value of the ratio of energies after transition are evaluated. Several influencing parameters are discussed, either physical (ratio of background P-and S-velocities, propagation length, variance of the heterogeneities) or numerical (influence of Perfectly Matched Layers). Setting up of a localization regime, inefficient mixture of body waves and small propagation length compared to the transport mean free paths are identified as constraining for the transition toward an equipartition regime.
Shahram Khazaie, Régis Cottereau, Didier Clouteau. Numerical observation of the equipartition regime in a 3D random elastic medium, and discussion of the limiting parameters. Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier, 2017, 102, pp.56-67. 〈10.1016/j.cageo.2017.02.007〉. 〈hal-01473195〉
X. Litaudon, S. Abduallev, M. Abhangi, P. Abreu, M. Afzal, et al.. Overview of the JET results in support to ITER. Nuclear Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2017, 57 (10), pp.102001. 〈hal-01660974〉 Plus de détails...
The 2014-2016 JET results are reviewed in the light of their significance for optimising the ITER research plan for the active and non-active operation. More than 60 h of plasma operation with ITER first wall materials successfully took place since its installation in 2011. New multi-machine scaling of the type I-ELM divertor energy flux density to ITER is supported by first principle modelling. ITER relevant disruption experiments and first principle modelling are reported with a set of three disruption mitigation valves mimicking the ITER setup. Insights of the L-H power threshold in Deuterium and Hydrogen are given, stressing the importance of the magnetic configurations and the recent measurements of fine-scale structures in the edge radial electric. Dimensionless scans of the core and pedestal confinement provide new information to elucidate the importance of the first wall material on the fusion performance. H-mode plasmas at ITER triangularity (H = 1 at beta(N) similar to 1.8 and n/n(GW) similar to 0.6) have been sustained at 2 MA during 5 s. The ITER neutronics codes have been validated on high performance experiments. Prospects for the coming D-T campaign and 14 MeV neutron calibration strategy are reviewed.
X. Litaudon, S. Abduallev, M. Abhangi, P. Abreu, M. Afzal, et al.. Overview of the JET results in support to ITER. Nuclear Fusion, IOP Publishing, 2017, 57 (10), pp.102001. 〈hal-01660974〉
O. Kazakov, J. Ongena, E. Lerche, M. Mantsinen, D. Van eester, et al.. Efficient generation of energetic ions in multi-ion plasmas by radio-frequency heating. Nature Physics, Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 13, pp.973-978. 〈10.1038/NPHYS4167〉. 〈cea-01898634〉 Plus de détails...
We describe a new technique for the efficient generation of high-energy ions with electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves in multi-ion plasmas. The discussed ‘three-ion’ scenarios are especially suited for strong wave absorption by a very low number of resonant ions. To observe this effect, the plasma composition has to be properly adjusted, as prescribed by theory. We demonstrate the potential of the method on the world-largest plasma magnetic confinement device, JET (Joint European Torus, Culham, UK), and the high-magnetic-field tokamak Alcator C-Mod (Cambridge, USA). The obtained results demonstrate efficient acceleration of $^3$He ions to high energies in dedicated hydrogen–deuterium mixtures. Simultaneously, effective plasma heating is observed, as a result of the slowing-down of the fast $^3$He ions. The developed technique is not only limited to laboratory plasmas, but can also be applied to explain observations of energetic ions in space-plasma environments, in particular, $^3$He-rich solar flares.
O. Kazakov, J. Ongena, E. Lerche, M. Mantsinen, D. Van eester, et al.. Efficient generation of energetic ions in multi-ion plasmas by radio-frequency heating. Nature Physics, Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 13, pp.973-978. 〈10.1038/NPHYS4167〉. 〈cea-01898634〉