# Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2001, Practice and Theory

**Edited by**

- P. Wilders
- P. Fox
- A. Ecer
- N. Satofuka
- Jacques Periaux

ParCFD 2001, the thirteenth international conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics took place in Egmond aan Zee, the Netherlands, from May 21-23, 2001. The specialized, high-level ParCFD conferences are organized yearly on traveling locations all over the world. A strong back-up is given by the central organization located in the USA http://www.parcfd.org.

These proceedings of ParCFD 2001 represent 70% of the oral lectures presented at the meeting. All published papers were subjected to a refereeing process, which resulted in a uniformly high quality.

The papers cover not only the traditional areas of the ParCFD conferences, e.g. numerical schemes and algorithms, tools and environments, interdisciplinary topics, industrial applications, but, following local interests, also environmental and medical issues. These proceedings present an up-to-date overview of the state of the art in parallel computational fluid dynamics.

**Audience**

Industries: Aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, chemical engineering.Institutes/Departments: mechanical, fluid mechanics, aerospace, computer science Science and Technology Libraries

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: April 2002

Imprint: North-holland

ISBN: 978-0-444-50672-6

## Contents

**1. Opening paper**

An overview of ParCFD activities at Delft University of Technology(P. Wilders, B.J. Boersma, J.J. Derksen, A.W. Heemink, B. Ničeno, M. Pourquie, C. Vuik).**2. Invited and contributed papers**

Noise predictions for shear layers(A.V. Alexandrov, B.N. Chetverushkin, T.K. Kozubskaya).Framework for parallel simulations in air pollution modeling withlocal refinements(A. Antonov).Aerodynamic studies on a Beowulf cluster(K.J. Badcock, M.A. Woodgate, K. Stevenson, B.E. Richards, M. Allan,G.S.L. Goura, R. Menzies).Scalable numerical algorithms for efficient meta-computing ofelliptic equations(N. Barberou, M. Garbey, M. Hess, T. Rossi, M. Resh, J. Toivanen, D. Tromeur-Dervout).Direct numerical simulation of jet noise(B.J. Boersma).Migrating from a parallel single block to a parallel multiblock flow solver(T.P. Bönisch, R. Rühle).Parallel multidimensional residual distribution solver for turbulentflow simulations(D. Caraeni, M. Caraeni, L. Fuchs).Parallel implementation of a line-implicit time-stepping algorithm (L. Carlsson, S. Nilsson). Parallel simulation of dense gas and liquid flows based on the quasi gasdynamic system(B.N. Chetverushkin, N.G. Churbanova, M.A. Trapeznikova).DLB 2.0 A distributed environment tool for supporting balanced execution of multiple parallel jobs on networked computers(Y.P. Chien, J.D. Chen, A. Ecer, H.U. Akay, J. Zhou).Parallel computation of thrust reverser flows for subsonic transport aircraft(C. Chuck, S. Wirogo, D.R. McCarthy). On a fast parallel solver for reaction-diffusion problems:application to air quality simulation(W.E. Fitzgibbon, M. Garbey, F. Dupros).Algebraic coarse grid operators for domain decomposition based preconditioners(L. Formaggia, M. Sala). Efficient parallel simulation of disperse gas-particle flows on clustercomputers(Th. Frank, K. Bernert, K. Pachler, H. Schneider).Large scale CFD data handling with off-the-shelf pc-clusters in a VR-basedrhinological operation planning system(A. Gerndt, T. van Reimersdahl, T. Kuhlen, C. Bischof).An optimised recoupling strategy for the parallel computationof turbomachinery flows with domain decomposition(P. Giangiacomo, V. Michelassi, G. Cerri).Implementation of underexpanded jet problems on multiprocessor systems(I.A. Graur, T.G. Elizarova, T.A. Kudryashova, S.V. Polyakov, S. Montero).Numerical simulation of scramjet engine inlets on a vector-parallelsupercomputer(S. Hasegawa, K. Tani, S. Sato).Parallel computation of multigrid method for overset grid(T. Hashimoto, K. Morinishi, N. Satofuka).Parallel computing of transonic cascade flows using the Lattice-Boltzmannmethod(A.T. Hsu, C. Sun, C. Wang, A. Ecer, I. Lopez).A weakly overlapping parallel domain decomposition preconditioner for thefinite element solution of convection-dominated problems in three dimensions(P.K. Jimack, S.A. Nadeem).Lattice-Boltzmann simulations of inter-phase momentum transferin gas-solid flows(D. Kandhai, J.J. Derksen, H.E.A. van den Akker).Parallel CFD simulations of multiphase systems: jet into acylindrical bath and rotary drum on a rectangular bath(M. Khan, C A J. Fletcher, G. Evans, Q. He). Zooming in on 3D magnetized plasmas with grid-adaptive simulations(R. Keppens, M. Nool, J.P. Goedbloed).Parallel calculations for transport equations in a fast neutron reactor(A.V. Kim, S.N. Lebedev, V.N. Pisarev, E.M. Romanova, V.V. Rykovanova, O.V. Stryakhnina).Parallel large scale computations for aerodynamic aircraft designwith the German CFD system MEGAFLOW(N. Kroll, Th. Gerhold, S. Melber, R. Heinrich, Th. Schwarz, B. Schöning).Towards stability analysis of three-dimensional ocean circulationson the TERAS(R. Levine, F. Wubs). Code parallelization effort of the flux module of the NationalCombustion Code(I. Lopez, N-S. Liu, K-H. Chen, E. Yilmaz, A. Ecer).Parallelization of a chaotic dynamical systems analysis procedure(J.M. McDonough, T. Yang).Performance optimization of GeoFEM fluid analysis code on variouscomputer architectures(K. Minami, H. Okuda).Large scale CFD computations at CEA(G. Meurant, H. Jourdren, B. Meltz).Parallel computation of gridless type solver for unsteady flow problems(K. Morinishi).Clusters in the GRID: Power plants for CFD(M.M. Resch).An efficient parallel algorithm for solving unsteady Euler equations(W. Rivera, J. Zhu, D. Huddleston).Parallel Kalman filtering for a shallow water flow model(M. Roest, E. Vollebregt).A parallel solenoidal basis method for incompressible fluid flow problems(S.R. Sambavaram, V. Sarin).A multilevel, parallel, domain decomposition, finite difference Poisson solver(A.W. Schueller, J.M. McDonough).Parallelization of a large scale Kalman filter: comparison betweenmode and domain decomposition(A.J. Segers, A.W. Heemink).A direct algorithm for the efficient solution of the Poisson equationsarising in incompressible flow problems(M. Soria, C.D. Pérez-Segarra, K. Claramunt, C. Lifante).Current status of CFD platform -UPACS-(R. Takaki, M. Makida, K. Yamamoto, T. Yamane, S. Enomoto, H. Yamazaki, T. Iwamiya, T. Nakamura).A symmetry preserving discretization method, allowing coarser grids(A. Twerda, A.E.P. Veldman, G.P. Boerstoel).Multitime multigrid convergence acceleration for periodic problemswith future applications to rotor simulations(H. van der Ven, O.J. Boelens, B. Oskam).Direct numerical simulation of turbulence on a SGI Origin 3800(R.W.C.P. Verstappen, R.A. Trompert).Parallel shallow water simulation for operational use(E.A.H. Vollebregt, M.R.T. Roest).Parallel deflated Krylov methods for incompressible flow(C. Vuik, J. Frank, F.J. Vermolen).Parallel CFD applications under DLB environment(E. Yilmaz, A. Ecer).Parallel performance of a CFD code on SMP nodes(M. Yokokawa, Y. Tsuda, M. Saito, K. Suehiro).