Series Vol. 12 , 17 November 2023
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Wind tunnel test is widely used in aviation, automobile, construction and other fields to simulate the force and flow field distribution of objects in the wind field. However, due to the existence of complex flow phenomena such as turbulence, the accuracy of the wind tunnel test is affected to a certain extent. Therefore, it is of great significance to study the performance of various turbulence models in the wind tunnel to improve the accuracy of the wind tunnel test. This study compares and analyzes the performance of turbulence models in wind tunnel experiments. Based on various turbulence models, numerical simulation methods are employed to simulate and calculate the flow field in wind tunnel experiments, and the results are compared. Through the comparison and analysis, it is found that different turbulence models exhibit different performance in simulating wind tunnel experiments. Among them, the RSM model demonstrates better accuracy and stability, without the presence of boundary layer effects. The purpose of this research is to evaluate and analyze the applicability of various turbulence models in wind tunnel experiments, provide references and guidance for flow field simulations in wind tunnel testing. However, limitations of this study lie in the constraints of the models and computational methods used, and further research and exploration are needed to address these limitations.
CFD turbulence model, wind tunnel, turbulence intensity
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The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.