A Unified Algorithm to Predict Both Compressible and Incompressible Flows

  • Alexander Churbanov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2542)


An efficient pressure-based algorithm to solve the compressible Navier-Stokes equations at low Mach numbers including the limiting case of fully incompressible computations is developed in the present work. The algorithm is based on two-scale splitting of the pressure into the volume-averaged and dynamic parts and uses the full Navier-Stokes equations without any reductions or preconditioning in order to study flows at all speeds.


Computational Fluid Dynamics Rayleigh Number Dynamic Pressure Strouhal Number Integral Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Churbanov
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  1. 1.RASInstitute for Mathematical ModelingMoscowRussia

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