Pattern Initiation, Bedform Interactions, and Self-Similarity of Transverse Ripples and Dunes Using Direct Numerical Simulations

Nadim Zgheib1, Juan Jose Fedele2, David C J D Hoyal3, Mauricio M Perillo4 and S Balachandar1, (1)University of Florida, Ft Walton Beach, FL, United States, (2)ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston, TX, United States, (3)ExxonMobil Upstream Research, Houston, TX, United States, (4)ExxonMobil Spring, Spring, TX, United States