Elimination of Curvature-Induced Grid Motion for \(r\)-Adaptation

  • C. HertelEmail author
  • M. Joppa
  • B. Krull
  • J. Fröhlich
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


Using an adaptive method in the context of a large eddy simulation (LES) is rarely seen in literature. A challenging aspect for this combination is the interplay between the resolution of the grid and the governing equations to be solved, since the grid spacing defines the scale separation between the resolved large-scale turbulent fluctuations and the unresolved subgrid-scale turbulence, so that whenever the grid changes in time this decomposition changes as well.


Large Eddy Simulation Circular Cylinder Adaptive Method Grid Refinement Azimuthal Direction 
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The present work is being funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) via the Priority Programme SPP 1276 “MetStröm”. The authors thank their colleagues in SPP1276 for fruitful exchange and stimulating discussions. Computation time was provided by ZIH at TU Dresden.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Fluid MechanicsTU DresdenDresdenGermany

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