Three-Dimensional Discontinuous Galerkin Codes to Simulate Viscous Flow by Spatial Discretization of High Order and Curved Elements on Unstructured Grids

  • Christian Lühon
  • Siegfried Wagner
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 96)


The need of high order boundary discretization in case of a high order code, e.g. a Discontinuous Gaierkin (DG) Code, has already been demonstrated in the literature. Bassi and Rebay extended the DG method to solve the Navier-Stokes equations for laminar and 3D turbulent flow. In the present paper an extension will be provided to include both three-dimensional flows and curved elements to properly represent three-dimensional bodies with curvature. Some results, like Sows around a sphere and around an Onera M6 wing, are calculated and compared with experiments.


Euler Equation Unstructured Grid Boundary Discretization Curve Element Prismatic Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Lühon
    • 1
  • Siegfried Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Aerodynamik und GasdynarnikUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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