Full-potential calculations using Cartesian grids

Desai, SS and Ragarajan, R and Singh, JP and Ravichandran, KS (1988) Full-potential calculations using Cartesian grids. Aeronautical Society of India, Journal, Vol. 4 . pp. 97-103.

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Abstract

The full-potential equation in non-conservative form is solved in stretched Cartesian grid to obtain transonic solutions for flows past airfoils, axisymmetric bodies, wings and wing-body combinations. The main feature of the method is the use of suitable stretching functions to map the infinite physical domain into a finite computational domain. Computed results are promising and have underscored the simplicity of the Cartesian grid approach while assuring reasonable accuracy.

Item Type: Journal Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carteslan coordinates;Computational fluid dynamics;Grid generation (mathematics);Potential flow;Axisymmetric flow; Coordinate transformations;Roots of equation; Three dimensional flow;Two dimensional flow
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
Division/Department: Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division, Aerodynamics, Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division, Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:51
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/2971

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