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The implementation of cell-centred finite volume method over five nozzle models

Mohammed Alakashi, Abobaker and Salleh, Hamidon and Basuno, Bambang (2013) The implementation of cell-centred finite volume method over five nozzle models. In: 3rd International Conference on Advanced in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME2013) , 27-29 August 2013, Melaka, Malaysia .

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Abstract

The continued research and development of high-order methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is primarily motivated by their potential to significantly reduce the computational cost and memory usage required to obtain a solution to a desired level of accuracy. The present work presents the developed computer code based on Finite Volume Methods (FVM) Cell-centred Finite Volume Method applied for the case of Quasi One dimensional Inviscid Compressible flow, namely the flow pass through a convergent divergent nozzle. In absence of the viscosity, the governing equation of fluid motion is well known as Euler equation. This equation can behave as Elliptic or as Hyperbolic partial differential equation depended on the local value of its flow Mach number. As result, along the flow domain, governed by two types of partial differential equation, in the region in which the local mach number is less than one, the governing equation is elliptic while the other part is hyperbolic due to the local Mach number is a higher than one. Such a mixed type of equation is difficult to be solved since the boundary between those two flow domains is not clear. However by treating as time dependent flow problems, in respect to time, the Euler equation becomes a hyperbolic partial differential equation over the whole flow domain. There are various Finite Volume Methods can be used for solving hyperbolic type of equation, such as Cell-centered scheme, Cusp Scheme Roe Upwind Scheme and TVD Scheme. The present work will concentrate on the case of one dimensional flow problem through five nozzle models. The results of implementation of Cell Centred Finite Volume method to these five flow nozzle problems are very encouraging. This approach able to capture the presence of shock wave with very good results.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: cell-centered scheme; nozzle; finite volume method
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA349-359 Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Plant and Automotive Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 03:00
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 08:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4376
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