Grid Adaption in Computational Aerodynamics

  • R. Hagmeijer
  • K. M. J. de Cock
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 44)


A recently developed algorithm to adapt computational grids [1] is applied to aerodynamic problems. The algorithm is briefly described and the main features are discussed. Applications to both inviscid and viscous flows around two-dimensional airfoils show that the algorithm is robust and almost fully automatic, and that shocks, expansion zones, boundary layers and shear layers are well resolved by the adapted grid.


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Braunschweig/Wiesbaden 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Hagmeijer
    • 1
  • K. M. J. de Cock
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aerospace Laboratory NLRAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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