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PAdDLES : p-Adaptive Discretisations for Large Eddy Simulation in Industrial Geometry

PAdDLES: p-Adaptive Discretisations for Large Eddy Simulation in Industrial Geometry

Using the HPC capabilities of GCS, scientists assess a DGM (discontinuous Galerkin method) solver for scale-resolving simulations. The main goal of the solver is the evaluation of whether p-adaptive DGM can be used for fast and reliable LES of turbomachinery flows. More: PAdDLES: p-Adaptive Discretisations for Large Eddy Simulation in Industrial Geometry …

Transitions in Turbulent Rotating Thermal Convection

Transitions in Turbulent Rotating Thermal Convection

Scientists investigate the influence of temperature-dependent fluid properties (non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects) and rotation through direct numerical simulations for various fluids and a wide range of rotation rates to get closer to the understanding of realistic flows in nature and in engineering. More: Transitions in Turbulent Rotating Thermal Convection …

Simulation of the Unsteady Flow Around the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy

Simulation of the Unsteady Flow Around the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

To further improve the pointing stability and observation quality of the IR-telescope of an airborne stratospheric observatory, researchers investigate passive flow control methods by means of computational fluid dynamics simulations on HPC system SuperMUC of the LRZ Garching. More: Simulation of the Unsteady Flow Around the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) …

Direct Numerical Simulation of Pipe Flow at High Reynolds Numbers

Project HRPIPE, Direct Numerical Simulation of Pipe Flow at High Reynolds Numbers

Researchers from the Delft University of Technology used HLRS supercomputer Hermit to study turbulent pipe flow, which is--from an engineering point of view--one of the most important flow geometries because of its wide range of technical applications. More: Project HRPIPE, Direct Numerical Simulation of Pipe Flow at High Reynolds Numbers …

Direct Numerical Simulation of the Boundary Layers Transition and Interaction at the Entrance of a Plane Channel

Direct Numerical Simulation of the Boundary Layers Transition and Interaction at the Entrance of a Plane Channel

Understanding the mechanisms involved in the turbulent transition in boundary layers is crucial for many engineering domains. The instabilities that develop in to those flows are highly non-linear and unsteady. Scientists used GCS supercomputers to study the turbulent transition of the boundary layers developing at the entrance of a plane channel. More: Direct Numerical Simulation of the Boundary Layers Transition and Interaction at the Entrance of a Plane Channel …

Numerical Simulations of a Supersonic Jet at High Reynolds Number with Turbulent Inflow Conditions

Numerical Simulations of a Supersonic Jet at High Reynolds Number with Turbulent Inflow Conditions

In a GCS Large Scale project, numerical simulations of a supersonic jet were performed on HPC system SuperMUC of LRZ, focusing on the research of the acoustic field. More: Numerical Simulations of a Supersonic Jet at High Reynolds Number with Turbulent Inflow Conditions …

Fathoming the Processes Inside Rocket Combustion Chambers

Fathoming the Processes Inside Rocket Combustion Chambers

Researchers at the Institute of Combustion Technology for Aerospace Engineering (IVLR) at the University of Stuttgart use petascale system Hermit of HLRS for very detailed, three-dimensional simulations to realistically reproduce the essential processes in rocket combustion chambers like mixing of fuel and air, ignition and flame stabilization at supersonic conditions. More: Fathoming the Processes Inside Rocket Combustion Chambers …

Wake vortex evolution of a landing aircraft

Aircraft Wake Vortex Evolution During Approach and Landing With and Without Plate Lines

Computational fluid dynamics simulations executed on GCS system SuperMUC of LRZ Garching are used to investigate the complex vortex system detaching from the aircraft wings in high-lift configuration. More: Aircraft Wake Vortex Evolution During Approach and Landing With and Without Plate Lines …

Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition

Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition

A team of scientists from the Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics of University of Stuttgart are performing direct numerical simulations and sophisticated stability analyses with regard to the so-called hypersonic flight, i. e. with the goal to be able to accelerate an aircraft to at least about five times the speed of sound. More: Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition …

Li-Ion Batteries in Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles

Li-Ion Batteries in Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles

Project ‘Development and Validation of Thermal Simulation Models for Li-Ion Batteries in Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles’ (asc(s, Battery Design, CD-adapco, Daimler AG, Opel AG and Porsche AG) concentrates on the development of a simulation environment for the electro-thermal layout of a lithium ion battery module in a vehicle. The project team pursues the development of optimized design concepts for electrified vehicles to fulfill increasing demands on energy consumption, driving range, and durability. More: Li-Ion Batteries in Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles …

Project FENFLOSS

Laminar-Turbulent Transition in Aerodynamics Boundary Layers

Laminar Turbulent Transition in Aerodynamics Boundary Layers: Scientists from the Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics of University Stuttgart are doing simulations on GCS supercomputers to achieve a comprehensive understanding of three-dimensional dynamic instability processes, which is a pre-requisite for successful Laminar Flow Control (LFC). More: Laminar-Turbulent Transition in Aerodynamics Boundary Layers …

Direct Numerical Simulation of the Flowin an Internal ombustion Engine

Direct Numerical Simulation of the Flow in an Internal Combustion Engine

To increase the efficiency and reduce the pollutant emissions of combustion engines, researchers simulate the complex flow field in internal combustion engines which has significant influence on the formation of the fuel-air-mixture in the combustion chamber and on the combustion process itself. More: Direct Numerical Simulation of the Flow in an Internal Combustion Engine …

Isosurface of streamwise vorticity colored by streamwise velocity for the VFE-2 delta wing

Numerical Investigation of the Flow Field Around Delta Wings

Delta wings, or wings with a triangular planform, are an important reference configuration for applied high-performance aerodynamics as well as for basic fluid mechanics studies. More: Numerical Investigation of the Flow Field Around Delta Wings …

Project FENFLOSS

Project FENFLOSS

Today, hydropower is the most important and widely used renewable energy source. Due to the strong increase of fluctuating renewable energies, a great amount of regulating power is necessary in the net, which is mainly available from hydropower. As a consequence, the hydraulic turbines are very often operated in extreme off-design conditions. More: Project FENFLOSS …

Ablation Process of Femto Second Laser Pulses

Ablation Process of Femto Second Laser Pulses

Laser ablation is a technology which gains increasingly more importance for drilling, welding, structuring and marking of all kind of materials. Molecular dynamics simulations contribute to new insight into the not completely comprehended ablation process with the short femto second laser pulses. More: Ablation Process of Femto Second Laser Pulses …

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