What is it about?
Both SST and its wall-distance-free (WDF) variant are developed for simple and complex heat transfer problems. A new eddy-viscosity bound and a variable turbulent Prandtl number formulation are included to accommodate better predictions for flows with separation and reattachment.
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Why is it important?
No complicated heat flux modeling is needed. A simple gradient type modeling is sufficient to predict the heat transfer rate, reasonably.
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This page is a summary of: Assessment of Shear Stress Transport Model with Its Variant for Heat Transfer Problems, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, July 2020, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), DOI: 10.2514/1.t5859.
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