Accession Number:

ADA537587

Title:

Review of CFD Capabilities

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 2004-May 2005

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIV

Report Date:

2005-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

The study evaluated the current state of computational fluid dynamics CFD and the likely opportunities to further improve CFD over the next 20 years. This briefing summarizes those findings and includes overall findings. Description of approaches to CFD, including historic development of CFD capabilities and likely future development paths. Discussion of metrics for characterizing CFD, including impact on the design process, the state of maturity of CFD, and the cost of CFD relative to physical test infrastructure.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE