Sig Turbulence / Philippe B. Vincent

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Philippe B. Vincent (Master Student)

1 Contact:

  • Mail:
  • Adress: Dept. Genie Mecanique, U. Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada, G1V 0A6

2 Laboratory and Research Topic

Laboratoire de Mecanique des Fluides Numerique (LMFN) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering [1] in Quebec city (Canada).


My master project consists of testing turbulence modeling approaches for the performance predictions of hydroturbine draft tubes.

3 Research topic, usage of OpenFOAM

  • RANS and URANS
  • Detached-Eddy Simulation (DES)
  • Turbomachinery
    • Clausen's diffuser [2]
    • Draft tube

4 Slides, Proceedings and Papers


  • P.B. Vincent, G. Dumas (LMFN, U. Laval), S. Houde (IREQ), Detached Eddy Simulation of Swirling Flow in a Hydroturbine Draft Tube using OpenFOAM, Fourth OpenFOAM Workshop, June 1-4, 2009, Montreal, Canada.

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