Computational Aspects of Flow Simulation on 3-D, Unstructured, Adaptive Grids

  • R. Vilsmeier
  • D. Hänel
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NONUFM, volume 48)


Solution concepts on unstructured, adaptive grids for the 3-D Navier-Stokes equations are considered. The solution scheme is a finite-volume method with upwind or central discretization of inviscid fluxes and explicit integration in time. Generation of tetrahedral meshes and their adaption are based on a common algorithm. Several numerical and hardware aspects for different discretization and data structures are analysed and discussed. A perspective is given for future extension towards hybrid grid concepts.


Gradient Vector Array Element Unstructured Grid Tetrahedral Mesh Cell Interface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Vilsmeier
    • 1
  • D. Hänel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Verbrennung und GasdynamikUniversität DuisburgDuisburgGermany

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