Computational Mechanics

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 103–113

Efficiency and accuracy of fluid-structure interaction simulations using an implicit partitioned approach

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s00466-008-0278-y

Cite this article as:
Sternel, D.C., Schäfer, M., Heck, M. et al. Comput Mech (2008) 43: 103. doi:10.1007/s00466-008-0278-y


An implicit partitioned arbitrary Lagrangian– Eulerian approach for fluid-structure interaction computations is considered. Enhancements of the coupled solution procedure by nonlinear multigrid techniques, an adaptive underrelaxation, and proper grid movement techniques are investigated.


Fluid–structure interaction Arbitrary Lagrangian–Eulerian Implicit approach Multigrid Mesh movement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Sternel
    • 1
  • M. Schäfer
    • 1
  • M. Heck
    • 1
  • S. Yigit
    • 1
  1. 1.Technische Universität Darmstadt, Numerische Berechnungsverfahren im MaschinenbauDarmstadtGermany

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