Mesh generation strategies for CFD on complex configurations

  • S. Leicher
  • W. Fritz
  • J. Grashof
  • J. Longo
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 170)


An overview of different mesh generation methods in use and under further development at Dornier will be given. Some presented examples (e.g. air intakes, fuselages, wings, wing-fuselage combinations and other related technical combinations) demonstrate the capability of mesh generation techniques to make possible complex three-dimensional flowfield computations. All methods described have in common contour-conformal meshes, i.e. the body surface is a coordinate surface. From the topological point of view two grid types are discerned: single block grids and multi-block structured grids. For both grid types different mesh types like H-H, C-H, 0-0 or C-0 meshes can be used. Each mesh can be generated by one of the described methods.


Finite Volume Method Generate Elliptic Grid Generation Transonic Flow Surface Grid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Leicher
    • 1
  • W. Fritz
    • 1
  • J. Grashof
    • 1
  • J. Longo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dornier GmbH FriedrichshafenWest Germany

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