Simulation of Turbulent Flows Using a Fully Discrete Explicit hp-nonconforming Entropy Stable Solver of Any Order on Unstructured Grids

Matteo Parsani, Radouan Boukharfane, Irving E. Reyna Nolasco, Lisandro Dalcin, David E. Keyes

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Abstract

We report the numerical solution of two challenging turbulent flow test cases simulated with the SSDC framework, a compressible, fully discrete hp-nonconforming entropy stable solver based on the summation-by-parts discontinuous collocation Galerkin discretizations and the relaxation Runge—Kutta methods. The algorithms at the core of the solver are systematically designed with mimetic and structure-preserving techniques that transfer fundamental properties from the continuous level to the discrete one. We aim at providing numerical evidence of the robustness and maturity of these entropy stable scale-resolving methods for the new generation of adaptive unstructured computational fluid dynamics tools. The two selected turbulent flows are i) the flow past two spheres in tandem at a Reynolds number based on the sphere diameter of ReD = 3.9 × 103 and 104, and a Mach number of Ma∞ = 0.1, and ii) the NASA junction flow experiment at a Reynolds number based on the crank chord length of Reℓ = 2.4×106 and Ma∞ = 0.189.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAIAA Scitech 2021 Forum
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Pages1-23
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781624106095
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 11 2021

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2021-02-19
Acknowledgements: The research reported in this paper was funded by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. We are thankful for the computing resources of the Supercomputing Laboratory and the Extreme Computing Research Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

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