Accession Number:

ADP000980

Title:

Application of Curvilinear Coordinate Generation Techniques to the Computation of Internal Flows,

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Corporate Author:

RUTGERS - THE STATE UNIV NEW BRUNSWICK N J DEPT OF MECHANICAL INDUSTRIAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

In recent years, considerable effort has been focused on the development of techniques for the generation of curvilinear coordinates to facilitate computation of fluid flows in a variety of complex configurations. This paper focuses on the application of such techniques to the computation of internal flows. It is divided into three major sections. First, a brief review of applications of grid generation techniques in internal flows is presented. Due to the impending publication of a major review article on grid generation covering up to mid-1981, the present discussion focuses on a number of recent publications. Second, a simple method for generating orthogonal or nearly orthogonal curvilinear grids with controlled mesh spacing is presented. Third, a current research problem in generation of three-dimensional internal flow grids is discussed.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE