Efficient Pressure-Correction Method for Interfacial Tracking Appropriate for the Immersed Boundary Method

  • C. FrantzisEmail author
  • D. G. E. Grigoriadis
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 25)


Solving the Navier–Stokes equations to simulate incompressible two-fluid flows with interfaces, is still a developing scientific field. One of the main challenges, is the reduction of the computational cost which is still significantly higher when compared to single-fluid problems. This is mainly due to the variable coefficients Poisson equation arising from the projection method to impose mass conservation.



The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013/ under REA grant agreement n\(^{o}\) 607394-SEDITRANS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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