International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

EFD and CFD Characterization of a CLT Propeller

Table 2

Discretization parameters for RANSE meshes—cavitating case.

Coarse meshMedium meshFine mesh

Base size1.8 times prop. diam.1.8 times prop. diam.1.8 times prop. diam.
Prism layer thickness2 mm2 mm2 mm
Number of prism Layers81015
Minimum mesh surface size0.04% of base size0.02% of base size0.02% of base size
Target mesh surface size5% of base size2.5% of base size2.5% of base size
Total number of cells/blade~500 k~1 M~1.5 M