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Aspects of the Application of an Euler-Equation Method to the Simulation of Leading-Edge Vortex flow

  • J. M. J. W. Jacobs
  • H. W. M. Hoeijmakers
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 29)

Summary

The flow about a 65-deg sharp-edged cropped delta wing is simulated by solving the Euler equations. Solutions are obtained for transonic vortex flow with and without shocks including cases with strong vortices. This paper concentrates on the assessment of the capability of the Euler method to simulate the details of the flow field, especially with respect to the influence of artificial dissipation and the influence of the computational mesh.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. J. W. Jacobs
    • 1
  • H. W. M. Hoeijmakers
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aerospace Laboratory NLRAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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