Professor Krishnan Mahesh

CSENG Aerospace Eng & Mechanic
College of Science & Engineering
Twin Cities
Project Title: 
Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flow in Complex Geometries

These researchers are continuing to develop the computational capability to perform large-eddy simulation (LES) of turbulent flows in realistic engineering geometries. Large-eddy simulation is a computational approach where one filters the unsteady Navier-Stokes equations, and numerically solves for the large-scales while modeling the effect of the smaller scales that have been filtered out. LES has traditionally been restricted to simple geometries. Current research by this group includes: global stability and adjoint sensitivity approaches for jets in crossflow, propeller acoustics, turbulent cavitation, propeller crashback, particle-turbulence interaction, superhydrophobic surfaces, and fluid-structure interaction.

Project Investigators

Karim Alame
Sreevatsa Anantharamu
Ali Fakhreddine
Wyatt Horne
Thomas Kroll
Praveen Kumar
Rong Ma
Aditya Madabhushi
Professor Krishnan Mahesh
Joshua Mays
Nick Morse
Marc Plasseraud
Soham Prajapati
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