Parallel computation of pollutant dispersion in industrial sites

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 74)


Understanding the pathway of toxic air pollutants from their source is essential to government agencies that are responsible for the public health. CFD remains an expansive tool to evaluate the flow of toxic air contaminants and requires to deal with complex geometry, high Reynolds numbers and large temperature gradients. To perform such simulations, the compressible Naviers Stokes equations are solved with a collocated finite volume method on unstructured grid and the computation speed is improved as a result of parallelism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Villeurbanne CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Mécanique des fluides et d’AcoustiqueUniversité de Lyon, CNRS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Université de Lyon 1Villeurbanne CedexFrance
  3. 3.ICJ CNRS UMR 5208, Center for the Developement of Scientific Parallel ComputingUniversity Claude Bernard Lyon 1Villeurbanne CedexFrance

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