An Innovative Algorithm for Periodic Flow Calculations Using a Parallel Architecture — Some Applications to Unsteady Aerodynamics

  • G. Carte
  • P. Fraunié
  • P. Dussouillez
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An iterative scheme for the computation of periodic unsteady flows is presented, using a global space and time discretization, instead of a time marching procedure. A decomposition of domain is used to implement the algorithm on distributed architecture computers.

The preliminary results presented here concern two types of periodic flows: the first one is a pulsed boundary layer developing on a flat plate and the second one is a periodic wake behind a rectangular afterbody, when the flow generated Strouhal frequency is a new unknown.


Large Eddy Simulation Unsteady Flow Convergence Test Turbulent Shear Flow Unsteady Boundary Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Carte
    • 1
  • P. Fraunié
    • 1
  • P. Dussouillez
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Mécanique Statistique de la TurbulenceMarseilleFrance

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