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Implicit Large Eddy Simulation Computing Turbulent Fluid Dynamics

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ISBN-10: 052186982X

ISBN-13: 9780521869829

Edition: 2006

Authors: Fernando F. Grinstein, Len G. Margolin, William J. Rider

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The numerical simulation of turbulent flows is a subject of great practical importance to scientists and engineers. The difficulty in achieving predictive simulations is perhaps best illustrated by the wide range of approaches that have been developed and are still being used by the turbulence modeling community. In this book the authors describe one of these approaches, Implicit Large Eddy Simulation (ILES). ILES is a relatively new approach that combines generality and computational efficiency with documented success in many areas of complex fluid flow. This book synthesizes the current understanding of the theoretical basis of the ILES methodology and reviews its accomplishments. ILES…    
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Book details

List price: $122.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 578
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Fernando F. Grinstein, Len G. Margolin, and William J. Rider, are theoretical and computational physicists at the Applied Physics Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Preface
List of Acronyms
List of Contributors
Introduction
Motivation
More for LES: A Brief Historical Perspective of MILES
A Rationale for Implicit LES
Capturing Physics with Numerics
Subgrid-Scale Modeling: Issues and Approaches
Numerics for ILES
Limiting Algorithms
The PPM Compressible Gas Dynamics Scheme
The Lagrangian Remap Method
MPDATA
Vorticity Confinement
Numerical Regularization: The Numerical Analysis of Implicit Subgrid Models
Approximate Deconvolution
Verification and Validation
Simulating Compressible Turbulent Flow with PPM
Vortex Dynamics and Transition to Turbulence in Free Shear Flows
Symmetry Bifurcation and Instabilities
Incompressible Wall-Bounded Flows
Compressible Turbulent Shear Flows
Turbulent Flow Simulations Using Vorticity Confinement
Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov Mixing
Frontier Flows
Studies of Geophysics
Using PPM to Model Turbulent Stellar Convection
Complex Engineering Turbulent Flows
Large-Scale Urban Simulations
Outlook and Open Research Issues
Index