Accession Number:

ADA009953

Title:

SOLA - A Numerical Solution Algorithm for Transient Fluid Flows,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LAB N MEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

A finite difference technique is presented for solving the Navier-Stokes equations for an incompressible fluid. The technique, based on the Marker-and-Cell method, is simplified to facilitate its use by persons with little or no experience in numerical fluid dynamics. Section I of the report describes the basic algorithm, SOLA, for confined flows Sec. II describes modifications necessary for free or curved rigid surface boundaries. Each includes a flow chart and a FORTRAN listing. Sample problems show how to incorporate simple modifications into the basic code to adapt it to a variety of problems.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE