TY - JOUR

T1 - Finite element solution strategies for large-scale flow simulations

AU - Behr, M.

AU - Tezduyar, T. E.

N1 - Funding Information:
Correspondence to: Professor ‘I’ayfun E. Tezduyar, Supercomputer Institute, 1200 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA. * This research was sponsored by NASA-JSC under grant NAG 9-449, by NSF under grants MSM-8796352 and ASC-9211083, by ALCOA Foundation and by ARPA under NISI’ contract GONANB2D1272. Partial support for this work has also come from the Army Research Office contract number DAAL03-89-C-0038 with the Army High Performance Computing Research Center at the University of Minnesota. The authors are thankful for the technical support they received from the Thinking Machines Corporation, in particular from Dr. John Kennedy.

PY - 1994/2

Y1 - 1994/2

N2 - Large-scale flow simulation strategies involving implicit finite element formulations are described in the context of incompressible flows. The stabilized space-time formulation for problems involving moving boundaries and interfaces is presented, followed by a discussion of mesh moving schemes. The methods of solution of large linear systems of equations are reviewed, and an implementation of the entire finite element code, permitting the use of totally unstructured meshes, on a massively parallel supercomputer is considered. As an example, this methodology is applied to a flow problem involving three-dimensional simulation of liquid sloshing in a tank subjected to vertical vibrations.

AB - Large-scale flow simulation strategies involving implicit finite element formulations are described in the context of incompressible flows. The stabilized space-time formulation for problems involving moving boundaries and interfaces is presented, followed by a discussion of mesh moving schemes. The methods of solution of large linear systems of equations are reviewed, and an implementation of the entire finite element code, permitting the use of totally unstructured meshes, on a massively parallel supercomputer is considered. As an example, this methodology is applied to a flow problem involving three-dimensional simulation of liquid sloshing in a tank subjected to vertical vibrations.

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U2 - 10.1016/0045-7825(94)90016-7

DO - 10.1016/0045-7825(94)90016-7

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0028372424

SN - 0374-2830

VL - 112

SP - 3

EP - 24

JO - Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

JF - Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

IS - 1-4

ER -