A numerical study has been undertaken to investigate the use of a solution adaptive grid for flow around a cylinder in the laminar flow regime. The main purpose of this work is twofold. The first aim is to investigate the suitability of a grid adaptation algorithm and the reduction in mesh size that can be obtained. Secondly, the uniform asymmetric flow structures are ideal to validate the mesh structures due to mesh refinement and consequently the selected refinement criteria. The refinement criteria in this work are derived from turbulent viscosity, which is not applied to the flow simulation, but instead used as a measure for grid refinement.
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Solution Adaptive Grids Applied to Low Reynolds Number Flow
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de With, G, Holdo̸, AE, & Huld, TA. "Solution Adaptive Grids Applied to Low Reynolds Number Flow." Proceedings of the ASME 2002 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Emerging Technologies in Fluids, Structures and Fluid Structure Interactions: Volume 1, Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Structure Interaction, and High Explosive Detonation. Vancouver, BC, Canada. August 5–9, 2002. pp. 43-48. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/PVP2002-1459
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