Implicit Large Eddy Simulation. Computing Turbulent Fluid Dynamics

  • ID: 2128868
  • Book
  • 578 Pages
  • Cambridge University Press
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The numerical simulation of turbulent flows is a subject of great practical importance to scientists and engineers. The difficulty in achieving predictive simulations is perhaps best illustrated by the wide range of approaches that have been developed and are still being used by the turbulence modeling community. In this book the authors describe one of these approaches, Implicit Large Eddy Simulation (ILES). ILES is a relatively new approach that combines generality and computational efficiency with documented success in many areas of complex fluid flow. This book synthesizes the theoretical basis of the ILES methodology and reviews its accomplishments. ILES pioneers and lead researchers combine here their experience to present a comprehensive description of the methodology. This book should be of fundamental interest to graduate students, basic research scientists, as well as professionals involved in the design and analysis of complex turbulent flows.
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Introduction Fernando Grinstein, Len Margolin and William Rider;

Part I - Motivation:
1. Historical introduction Jay Boris;
2. ILES for turbulent flows: a rationale Fernando Grinstein, Len Margolin and William Rider;

Part II - Capturing Physics with Numerics:
3. Subgrid scale modeling: issues and approaches Pierre Sagaut;
4. Numerics for ILES; 4a. Limiting algorithms Dimitris Drikakis, Marco Hahn, Fernando Grinstein, Carl DeVore, Christer Fureby, Mattias Liefvendahl and David Youngs; 4b. Piecewise parabolic method Paul Woodward; 4c. Lagrangean remap method David Youngs; 4d. MPDATA Piotr Smolarkiewicz and Len Margolin; 4e. Vorticity confinement John Steinhoff, Nicholas Lynn and Lesong Wang;
5. Numerical regularization Len Margolin and William Rider;
6. Approximate deconvolution Nikolaus Adams and J. A. Domaradzki;

Part III - Verification and Validation:
7. Homogeneous turbulence David Porter and Paul Woodward;
8. Vortex dynamics and transition in free shear flows Fernando Grinstein;
9. Symmetry bifurcation and instabilities Dimitris Drikakis;
10. Incompressible wall bounded flows Christer Fureby, Mattias Liefvendahl, Urban Svennberg, Leif Persson and Tobias Persson;
11. Compressible turbulent shear flows Christer Fureby and Doyle Knight;
12. Studies based on vorticity confinement John Steinhoff, Nicholas Lynn, Wenren Yonghu, Meng Fan, Lesong Wang and Bill Dietz;
13. Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov mixing David Youngs;

Part IV - Frontier Flows:
14. Studies of geophysics Piotr Smolarkiewicz and Len Margolin;
15. Studies of astrophysics David Porter and Paul Woodward;
16. Complex engineering turbulent flows Niklas Alin, Magnus Berglund, Christer Fureby, Eric Lillberg and Urban Svennberg;
17. Large scale urban simulations Gopal Patnaik, Fernando Grinstein, Jay Boris, Ted Young and Oskar Parmhed;
18. Outlook and open research issues Fernando Grinstein, Len Margolin and William Rider.
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Fernando F. Grinstein
Len G. Margolin Los Alamos National Laboratory.

William J. Rider Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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