Solution Adaptive Local Rectangular Grid Refinement for Transonic Aerodynamic flow Problems
We describe the use of solution adaptive local grid refinement in a numerical method for solving transonic flow problems about complex three dimensional aircraft configurations. The method is implemented in the TRANAIR code, which has been applied to help solve many practical engineering problems. Attention is focused here on the principal components of the solution adaptive grid algorithms currently being developed and on two applications that demonstrate the capabilities of the algorithms.
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