The scope of this work is to obtain a deep insight of the occurrence, development and evolution of the laminar separation bubble which occurs on the suction side of the high-lift T106-C low pressure turbine blade operated at correct engine Mach and Reynolds numbers. The commercial codes Numeca FINE/Turbo and FINE/Open were used for the numerical investigation of a set of three different Reynolds numbers. Two different CFD approaches, characterized by a progressively increasing level of complexity and detail in the solution, have been employed, starting from a steady state RANS analysis and ending with a Large Eddy Simulation. Particular attention was paid to the study of the open separation occurring at the lowest Reynolds number, for which a Large Eddy Simulation was performed in order to try to correctly capture the involved phenomena and their characteristic frequencies. In addition, the potentialities of the codes employed for the analysis have been assessed.

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