Finite volume method for computation of viscous flow in complex configurations

Majumdar, Sekhar (1993) Finite volume method for computation of viscous flow in complex configurations. In: Proceedings of the Fluid Dynamics Symposium in Honour of Professor R Narasimha on his 60th Birthday, 1993, Sikkim.

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Abstract

Calculation procedure is presented for computation of steady,recirculating viscous flows in complex configurations. The algorithm has been developed for non-orthogonal coordinate systems using collocated variable arrangement. In order to handle both incompressible and compressible flows, pressure has been selected as a primary dependent variable in preference to density. The pressure field is evaluated using the pressure-velocity correction strategy of the SIMPLE algorithm, suitably modified for collocated variable arrangement.The capability of the three-dimensional version of the algorithm has been demonstrated for prediction of two incompressible laminar flow situations with complex geometry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Compressible flow;Computational fluid dynamics;Finite volume method;Incompressible flow;Three dimensional flow;Viscous flow;Algorithms;Laminar flow;Pressure distribution
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
Division/Department: Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:55
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/4390

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