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Summary

A brief introduction is given which first describes the history of frame in which the TAU code was developed before explaining the main advantages which were the drivers for the selection of the approach. In the following an algorithmic overview describes shortly the code functionality before a section about the code design gives some more insight about the implementation and its scripting capability.

Keywords

Mach Number Grid Generation Geometrical Complexity Regular Node Grid Adaptation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Gerhold
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  1. 1.DLRInstitute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyGöttingen

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