Hybrid cell finite volume Euler solutions of flow around a main-Jib sail using an IBM SP2
Rycroft, N.C. and Turnock, S.R. (1998) Hybrid cell finite volume Euler solutions of flow around a main-Jib sail using an IBM SP2. In, Satofuka, N., Ecer, A., Periaux, J. and Fox, P. (eds.) Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics '97: Recent Developments and Advances Using Parallel Computers - Proceedings of the Parallel CFD Conferences, Manchester, United Kingdom, 19-23 May 1997. Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics '97: Recent Developments and Advances Using Parallel Computers Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, 263-272.
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The description of multiple, complex, three-dimensional geometries such a yacht sails is a non-trivial task. The use of unstructured and hybrid grids provide more flexibility to the task of computationally representing such geometries. This paper outlines the parallel implementation of an explicit Euler solver, developed to allow the use of any cell topology using customised data structures. The utilisation of these data structures for adaptive gridding and dynamic load balancing is described, whilst near ideal speed-ups demonstrate the efficiency of the parallel algorithm on an IBM SP2.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Keywords:||parallel cfd, sail flow|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Fluid-Structure Interactions
|Date Deposited:||21 Jul 2009|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 12:13|
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