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Computational Gasdynamics - Culbert B. Laney

Computational Gasdynamics

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Published: 19th October 1998
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Numerical methods are indispensable tools in the analysis of complex fluid flows. This book focuses on computational techniques for high-speed gas flows, especially gas flows containing shocks and other steep gradients. The book decomposes complicated numerical methods into simple modular parts, showing how each part fits and how each method relates to or differs from others. The text begins with a review of gasdynamics and computational techniques. Next come basic principles of computational gasdynamics. The last two parts cover basic techniques and advanced techniques. Senior- and graduate-level students, especially in aerospace engineering, as well as researchers and practicing engineers, will find a wealth of invaluable information on high-speed gas flows in this text.

'Computational Gasdynamics, by Culbert Laney, is a wonderful resource. It belongs in the library of any engineer solving problems in compressible flow. It will make an excellent text, but perhaps not for introductory courses. This reviewer commends the author for organising this material and presenting it in clear, concise and understandable manner.' S. Eberhardt, European Journal of Mechanics

Preface
Introduction
Gasdynamics Review
Governing equations of gasdynamics
Waves
Scalar conservation laws
The Riemann problem
Computational Review
Numerical error
Orthogonal functions
Interpolation
Piecewise-polynomial reconstruction
Numerical calculus
Basic Principles of Computational Gasdynamics
Conservation and other basic principles
The CFL condition
Upwind and adaptive stencils
Artificial viscosity
Linear stability
Non-linear stability
Basic Methods of Computational Gasdynamics
Basic numerical methods for scalar conservation laws
Basic numerical methods for the Euler equations
Boundary treatments
Advanced Methods of Computational Gasdynamics
Flux averaging I: Flux limited methods
Flux averaging II: Flux corrected methods
Flux averaging III: Self-adjusting hybrid methods
Solution averaging: reconstruction-evolution methods
A brief introduction to multi-dimensions
Index
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ISBN: 9780521625586
ISBN-10: 0521625580
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 632
Published: 19th October 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.11