Campus Units

Aerospace Engineering

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Conference

20th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Link to Published Version

https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-3295

Publication Date

2014

Journal or Book Title

AIAA AVIATION Forum

DOI

10.2514/6.2014-3295

Conference Date

June 16-20, 2014

City

Atlanta, GA

Abstract

Aerodynamic noise produced by aerodynamic interaction between a cylinder (rod) and an airfoil in tandem arrangement is investigated using large eddy simulations. Wake from the rod convects with the flow, impinges of the airfoil to produce unsteady force which acts as a sound source. This rod-airfoil interaction problem is a model problem for noise generation due to inflow or upstream-generated turbulence interacting with a turbomachine bladerow or a wind turbine rotor. The OpenFoam and Charles (developed by Cascade Technologies) solvers are chosen to carry out the numerical simulations. The airfoil is set at zero angle of attack for the simulations. The flow conditions are specified by the Reynolds number (based on the rod diameter), Red = 48 K, and the flow Mach number, M = 0.2. Comparisons with measured data are made for (a) mean and root-mean-squared velocity profiles in the rod and airfoil wakes, (b) velocity spectra in the near field, and (c) far-field pressure spectra and directivity. Near-field flow data (on- and off-surface) is used with the Ffowcs Williams-Hawkings (FW-H) acoustic analogy as well as Amiet’s theory to predict far-field sound.

Comments

This proceeding is published as Bharat R. Agrawal and Anupam Sharma. "Aerodynamic Noise Prediction for a Rod-Airfoil Configuration using Large Eddy Simulations", 20th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2014-3295). doi: 10.2514/6.2014-3295. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Bharat Raj Agrawal and Anupam Sharma

Language

en

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