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Transonic Flow Computation by a Multi-Grid Method

  • Laszlo J. Fuchs
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics book series (NONUFM, volume 3)

Abstract

Steady-state flow problems are solved as a rule by some iterative technique. Relaxation methods are the most common ones. The multi-grid (MG) technique can be considered as a variant of a usual relaxation strategy even though it differs conceptually from the latter. The multi-grid method (MGM) has been first applied to transonic problems by Brandt and the present author. A refined and efficient version of this method is described in details by Fuchs M. A short review of the MGM is given here. Other applications and developments of the MGM are described by Brandt [2] and the references in that paper.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laszlo J. Fuchs
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  1. 1.Department of GasdynamicsThe Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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