Variational-Monolithic ALE Fluid-Structure Interaction: Comparison of Computational Cost and Mesh Regularity Using Different Mesh Motion Techniques

  • Thomas WickEmail author
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In this contribution, different mesh motion models for fluid-structure interaction (FSI) are revisited. The FSI problem is formulated by variational-monolithic coupling in the reference configuration employing the arbitrary-Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE) framework. The goal is to further analyze three different mesh motion models; namely nonlinear harmonic, nonlinear elastic, and linear biharmonic. The novelty in this contribution is a detailed computational analysis of the regularity of the ALE mapping and cost complexity for the nonstationary FSI-2 benchmark problem with large solid deformations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakultät für Mathematik, Lehrstuhl M17Technische Universität MünchenGarching near MünchenGermany
  2. 2.RICAM, Austrian Academy of SciencesLinzAustria

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