Turbulent Statistics and Coherent Structures in an Asymmetrically Heated Channel Flow

  • Garcia-Berenguer, Marina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  • Gasparino, Lucas (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)
  • Lehmkuhl, Oriol (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)
  • Rodriguez, Ivette (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

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A compressible Direct numerical simulation (DNS) has been conducted to analyze the behavior of a fully developed turbulent channel flow. The problem has been set at mean friction Reynolds number Reτ m = 400 submitted to a high-temperature gradient between the two walls (Thot/Tcold = 2).