Fluid Flow Around a Chimney with Helical Strakes
Application ID: 103921
Wind strakes on a chimney impede the uniform detachment along the height of the chimney, which can induce vibrations and eventually lead to fatigue at the footing of the chimney. A stationary turbulent flow simulation is computed for a chimney with strakes mounted on a factory building. The results of the stationary solution are used as initial conditions for a transient turbulent flow simulation to assess the effect of the strakes on periodic detachment.
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