Aeroacoustic noise generation in compressible vortex reconnection

Hamid M.M. Daryan, Fazle Hussain, Jean Pierre Hickey

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We explore the noise generation mechanisms in the compressible vortex reconnection of two anti-parallel vortices of equal strength via a high-order DNS of the fully compressible Navier-Stokes equations. Over a range of vortex Reynolds number (1500-12,000, where Re = circulation/viscosity), we show that noise generation occurs in the reconnection zone, particularly at the bridges, with a directivity in the lateral direction. A moderate correlation between the generated noise and Mach number in the vortices’ advection direction is found. Finally, the simulation of Re = 12,000 captures at a later time a second reconnection of the small-scale thread structures reasserting vortex reconnection cascade as a realistic physical explanation of the turbulence cascade phenomenon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Event11th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2019 - Southampton, United Kingdom
Duration: Jul 30 2019Aug 2 2019


Other11th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Aerospace Engineering


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