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Prediction of flow induced sound generated by cross flow past finite length circular cylinders
Published in Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
Volume: 143
Issue: 1
Pages: 260 - 270

The paper presents aeroacoustic results for the flow around finite-length circular cylinders at Reynolds number 84 770 for various length-to-diameter (L/D) ratios (= 3, 9, 20, 25, 30, and 35). The incompressible Navier-Stokes equations are solved using the large eddy simulation model of turbulence followed by acoustic predictions in the far field using Ffwocs Williams and Hawkings method. The comparisons of numerical and anechoic wind tunnel measurements show good agreement in terms of the aerodynamic forces and acoustic parameters such as tonal frequency, tonal sound pressure level, and overall sound pressure level. The cylinder L/D ratio was observed to be a significant parameter that controls vortex shedding and consequently the flow induced sound generation.

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JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
PublisherAcoustical Society of America (ASA)
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