Study of 'Flow around a Heated cylinder in a channel`

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Short description and remarks

'Flow around a heated cylinder in a channel` is widely spread in the field of chemical engineering.

This page contains the 2D simulation of fluid flow around a cylinder (radius is equal to 0.3 unit) in a channel of length 2.5 and height 1.0 unit. The cylinder is located at x = 1.75 & y = 0.5. The calculation starts from rest. The flow is observed with the Reynolds number 1000. This simulation is part of a Software-Praktikum at the University of Dortmund in 2004.


  • Distribution of temperature/concentration via Boussinesq model

    Visualization via temperature distribution from the heated circle, shaded (5 MB).

  • Pressure

    Visualization via pressure plots, shaded (5 MB).

  • Streamfunction

    Visualization via streamline plots (5 MB).

  • Velocity

    Visualization via velocity plots (5 MB).

  • U-Velocity

    Visualization via U-velocity plots (5 MB).

  • V-Velocity

    Visualization via V-velocity plots (5 MB).

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