Numerical Simulations Using the Immersed Boundary Technique
MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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The immersed-boundary method can be used to simulate flows around complex geometries within a Cartesian grid. This method has been used quite extensively in low Reynolds number flows, and is now being applied to turbulent flows more frequently. The technique will be discussed, and three applications of the method will be presented, with increasing complexity, to illustrate the potential and limitations of the method, and some of the directions for future work.
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