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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2017, Article ID 3718671, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3718671
Research Article

Numerical Investigation of Fluid Flow and Performance Prediction in a Fluid Coupling Using Large Eddy Simulation

1School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China
2State Key Laboratory of Automotive Simulation and Control, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Chunbao Liu; moc.621@cbnauil

Received 27 December 2016; Revised 22 May 2017; Accepted 9 July 2017; Published 21 August 2017

Academic Editor: Funazaki Ken-ichi

Copyright © 2017 Wei Cai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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