Analysis of transition for a flow in a channel via reduced basis methods

Pascarella, Gaetano and Kokkinakis, Ioannis and Fossati, Marco (2019) Analysis of transition for a flow in a channel via reduced basis methods. Fluids, 4 (4). 202.

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    Abstract

    The study of the flow mechanisms leading to transition in a planar channel flow is investigated by means of a reduced basis method known as Dynamic Mode Decomposition (DMD). The problem of identification of the most relevant DMD modes is addressed in terms of the ability to (i) provide a fairly accurate reconstruction of the flow field, and (ii) match the most relevant flow structures at the beginning of the transition region. A comparative study between a natural method of selection based on the energetic content of the modes and a new one based on the temporal dynamics of the modes is here presented.