Accession Number : ADA292120

Title :   A Perspective on Unstructured Grid Flow Solvers.

Descriptive Note : Contractor rept.,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING HAMPTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Venkatakrishnan, V.

PDF Url : ADA292120

Report Date : FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : This survey paper assesses the status of compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes solvers on unstructured grids. Different spatial and temporal discretization options for steady and unsteady flows are discussed. The integration of thes components into an overall framework to solve practical problems is addressed. Issues such as grid adaptation, higher order methods, hybrid discretizations and parallel computing are briefly discussed. Finally some outstanding issues and future research directions are presented. (AN)

Descriptors :   *COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ALGORITHMS, OPTIMIZATION, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, GRIDS, TURBULENT FLOW, PARALLEL PROCESSING, COMPRESSIBLE FLOW, SURVEYS, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), UNSTEADY FLOW, NAVIER STOKES EQUATIONS, INVISCID FLOW, VISCOUS FLOW, LAMINAR FLOW, PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION, SKIN FRICTION, TRANSONIC FLOW, STEADY FLOW.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE