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Application of lattice boltzmann method for lid driven cavity flow

Munir, F.A. and Azmi, M.I.M and Zin, M.R.M and Salim, M.A. and Sidik, N.A.C (2011) Application of lattice boltzmann method for lid driven cavity flow. International Review of Mechanical Engineering, 5 (5). pp. 856-861. ISSN 1970-8734

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In this paper, numerical simulations to predict fluid flow inside lid driven square and triangular cavity is carried out. The streamline patterns obtained from the simulations is investigated and studied. Lattice Boltzmann Method is used to predict the flow in lid driven cavities. In order to simulate the flow, derivation of macroscopic hydrodynamics equations from the continuous Boltzmann equation need to be performed. Then, the numerical results of shear-driven flow inside square and triangular cavity are compared with results found in literature review. Present study found that flow streamline patterns are affected by the geometry of the cavity and the Reynolds numbers used.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering > Department of Automotive
Depositing User: Dr Fudhail Bin Abdul Munir
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2012 07:58
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:39

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