NUMERICAL MODEL OF CURRENT AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT IN THE WAVE BOUNDARY LAYER

Yuliang Zhu, Jing Ma, Hao Wang

Abstract


Mathematical model is one of the means to study of turbulent wave boundary layer. The paper analysis of the existing model, adopt a more reasonable boundary condition to establish a improved mathematical model of 1DV turbulent wave boundary layer using k-ε model. The paper recommends brief flow simulation and mainly introduced the simulation of the sediment concentration. The paper use the eddy-viscosity value which calculation by the mathematical model and the model of You Zaijin on time-invariant eddy-viscosity into the relationship about sediment diffusion coefficient and eddy-viscosity to calculate the sediment concentration. The calculation results turns out the way that use the eddy-viscosity value which calculation by the mathematical model into the relationship can obtain better timely sediment concentration value. When use the model simulates the time-invariant sediment concentration, the two ways have not many distinctions. It means the way that that use the eddy-viscosity value which calculation by the mathematical model into the relationship is feasible.

Keywords


turbulent boundary layer; mathematical model; k-ε model; eddy-viscosity

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