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Direct Numerical Simulation and Multiscale Modelling
Author : Kai Luo
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2021-04
ISBN 10 : 9780128174890
Pages : 329 pages

Direct Numerical Simulation and Multiscale Modelling provides a unified description of DNS, LES and RANS in the context of broader modelling and simulation practice. The relevance of these techniques to flow, turbulence, combustion and multiphysics is explained to help readers apply them to a wide range of research topics. Introductory sections help readers get up to speed with the theories of turbulence, combustion, and multiphysics, along with the basics of simulation and modelling. This is followed by thorough treatments of the numerical methods, boundary conditions, and specific modelling approaches for different purposes. Applications in fields including aerospace, biomedical, and chemical engineering are investigated where appropriate. This is the ideal guide for readers interested in direct numerical simulation, or modelling/simulation of turbulence more generally, who need an overview of the methods available and advice on how to select and implement the correct one.

Physical Multiscale Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Electrochemical Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage
Author : Alejandro A. Franco,Marie Liesse Doublet,Wolfgang G. Bessler
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2015-11-12
ISBN 10 : 1447156773
Pages : 249 pages

The aim of this book is to review innovative physical multiscale modeling methods which numerically simulate the structure and properties of electrochemical devices for energy storage and conversion. Written by world-class experts in the field, it revisits concepts, methodologies and approaches connecting ab initio with micro-, meso- and macro-scale modeling of components and cells. It also discusses the major scientific challenges of this field, such as that of lithium-ion batteries. This book demonstrates how fuel cells and batteries can be brought together to take advantage of well-established multi-scale physical modeling methodologies to advance research in this area. This book also highlights promising capabilities of such approaches for inexpensive virtual experimentation. In recent years, electrochemical systems such as polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, solid oxide fuel cells, water electrolyzers, lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors have attracted much attention due to their potential for clean energy conversion and as storage devices. This has resulted in tremendous technological progress, such as the development of new electrolytes and new engineering designs of electrode structures. However, these technologies do not yet possess all the necessary characteristics, especially in terms of cost and durability, to compete within the most attractive markets. Physical multiscale modeling approaches bridge the gap between materials’ atomistic and structural properties and the macroscopic behavior of a device. They play a crucial role in optimizing the materials and operation in real-life conditions, thereby enabling enhanced cell performance and durability at a reduced cost. This book provides a valuable resource for researchers, engineers and students interested in physical modelling, numerical simulation, electrochemistry and theoretical chemistry.

Multiscale Modeling, Simulation and Visualization and Their Potential for Future Aerospace Systems
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2002
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 442 pages

Models, Simulation, and Experimental Issues in Structural Mechanics
Author : Michel Frémond,Franco Maceri,Giuseppe Vairo
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-01-21
ISBN 10 : 3319488848
Pages : 267 pages

This book offers valuable insights and provides effective tools useful for imagining, creating, and promoting novel and challenging developments in structural mechanics. It addresses a wide range of topics, such as mechanics and geotechnics, vibration and damping, damage and friction, experimental methods, and advanced structural materials. It also discusses analytical, experimental and numerical findings, focusing on theoretical and practical issues and innovations in the field. Collecting some of the latest results from the Lagrange Laboratory, a European scientific research group, mainly consisting of Italian and French engineers, mechanicians and mathematicians, the book presents the most recent example of the long-term scientific cooperation between well-established French and Italian Mechanics, Mathematics and Engineering Schools. It is a valuable resource for postgraduate students, researchers and practitioners dealing with theoretical and practical issues in structural engineering.

Data Analysis for Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Combustion
Author : Heinz Pitsch,Antonio Attili
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2020-05-28
ISBN 10 : 3030447189
Pages : 292 pages

This book presents methodologies for analysing large data sets produced by the direct numerical simulation (DNS) of turbulence and combustion. It describes the development of models that can be used to analyse large eddy simulations, and highlights both the most common techniques and newly emerging ones. The chapters, written by internationally respected experts, invite readers to consider DNS of turbulence and combustion from a formal, data-driven standpoint, rather than one led by experience and intuition. This perspective allows readers to recognise the shortcomings of existing models, with the ultimate goal of quantifying and reducing model-based uncertainty. In addition, recent advances in machine learning and statistical inferences offer new insights on the interpretation of DNS data. The book will especially benefit graduate-level students and researchers in mechanical and aerospace engineering, e.g. those with an interest in general fluid mechanics, applied mathematics, and the environmental and atmospheric sciences.

Multiscale Modeling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
Author : Suvranu De,Wonmuk Hwang,Ellen Kuhl
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2014-10-10
ISBN 10 : 1447165993
Pages : 286 pages

Presenting a state-of-the-art overview of theoretical and computational models that link characteristic biomechanical phenomena, this book provides guidelines and examples for creating multiscale models in representative systems and organisms. It develops the reader's understanding of and intuition for multiscale phenomena in biomechanics and mechanobiology, and introduces a mathematical framework and computational techniques paramount to creating predictive multiscale models. Biomechanics involves the study of the interactions of physical forces with biological systems at all scales – including molecular, cellular, tissue and organ scales. The emerging field of mechanobiology focuses on the way that cells produce and respond to mechanical forces – bridging the science of mechanics with the disciplines of genetics and molecular biology. Linking disparate spatial and temporal scales using computational techniques is emerging as a key concept in investigating some of the complex problems underlying these disciplines. Providing an invaluable field manual for graduate students and researchers of theoretical and computational modelling in biology, this book is also intended for readers interested in biomedical engineering, applied mechanics and mathematical biology.

Direct Numerical Simulations of Gas–Liquid Multiphase Flows
Author : Grétar Tryggvason,Ruben Scardovelli,Stéphane Zaleski
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2011-03-10
ISBN 10 : 1139496700
Pages : 329 pages

Accurately predicting the behaviour of multiphase flows is a problem of immense industrial and scientific interest. Modern computers can now study the dynamics in great detail and these simulations yield unprecedented insight. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to direct numerical simulations of multiphase flows for researchers and graduate students. After a brief overview of the context and history the authors review the governing equations. A particular emphasis is placed on the 'one-fluid' formulation where a single set of equations is used to describe the entire flow field and interface terms are included as singularity distributions. Several applications are discussed, showing how direct numerical simulations have helped researchers advance both our understanding and our ability to make predictions. The final chapter gives an overview of recent studies of flows with relatively complex physics, such as mass transfer and chemical reactions, solidification and boiling, and includes extensive references to current work.

Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems
Author : Alexander Mielke
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2006-10-14
ISBN 10 : 3540356576
Pages : 697 pages

This book reports recent mathematical developments in the Programme "Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems", which started as a German research initiative in 2006. Multiscale problems occur in many fields of science, such as microstructures in materials, sharp-interface models, many-particle systems and motions on different spatial and temporal scales in quantum mechanics or in molecular dynamics. The book presents current mathematical foundations of modeling, and proposes efficient numerical treatment.

From Multiscale Modeling to Meso-Science
Author : Jinghai Li,Wei Ge,Wei Wang,Ning Yang,Xinhua Liu,Limin Wang,Xianfeng He,Xiaowei Wang,Junwu Wang,Mooson Kwauk
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2013-03-22
ISBN 10 : 3642351891
Pages : 484 pages

Multiscale modeling is becoming essential for accurate, rapid simulation in science and engineering. This book presents the results of three decades of research on multiscale modeling in process engineering from principles to application, and its generalization for different fields. This book considers the universality of meso-scale phenomena for the first time, and provides insight into the emerging discipline that unifies them, meso-science, as well as new perspectives for virtual process engineering. Multiscale modeling is applied in areas including: multiphase flow and fluid dynamics chemical, biochemical and process engineering mineral processing and metallurgical engineering energy and resources materials science and engineering Jinghai Li is Vice-President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), a professor at the Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, and leader of the EMMS (Energy-minimizing multiscale) Group. Wei Ge, Wei Wang, Ning Yang and Junwu Wang are professors at the EMMS Group, part of the Institute of Process Engineering, CAS. Xinhua Liu, Limin Wang, Xianfeng He and Xiaowei Wang are associate professors at the EMMS Group, part of the Institute of Process Engineering, CAS. Mooson Kwauk is an emeritus director of the Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, and is an advisor to the EMMS Group.

Micro and Macro Mixing
Author : Henning Bockhorn,Dieter Mewes,W. Peukert,Hans-Joachim Warnecke
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2009-12-26
ISBN 10 : 3642045499
Pages : 348 pages

The homogenization of single phase gases or liquids with chemical reactive components by mixing belongs to one of the oldest basic operations applied in chemical engineering. The mixing process is used as an essential step in nearly all processes of the chemical industry as well as the pharmaceutical and food ind- tries. Recent experimentally and theoretically based results from research work lead to a fairly good prediction of the velocity fields in differend kinds of mixers, where as predictions of simultaneously proceeding homogeneous chemical re- tions, are still not reliable in a similar way. Therefore the design of equipment for mixing processes is still derived from measurements of the so called “mixing time” which is related to the applied methods of measurement and the special - sign of the test equipment itself. The cooperation of 17 research groups was stimulated by improved modern methods for experimental research and visualization, for simulations and nume- cal calculations of mixing and chemical reactions in micro and macro scale of time and local coordinates. The research work was financed for a six years period within the recently finished Priority Program of the German Research Foundation (DFG) named “Analysis, modeling and numerical prediction of flow-mixig with and without chemical reactions (SPP 1141)”. The objective of the investigations was to improve the prediction of efficiencies and selectivities of chemical re- tions on macroscopic scale.

Advances in Hybrid RANS-LES Modelling
Author : Shia-Hui Peng,Werner Haase
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2008-01-24
ISBN 10 : 9783540778158
Pages : 334 pages

Turbulence modelling has long been, and will remain, one of the most important t- ics in turbulence research, challenging scientists and engineers in the academic world and in the industrial society. Over the past decade, Detached Eddy Simulation (DES) and other hybrid RANS-LES methods have received increasing attention from the turbulence-research community, as well as from industrial CFD engineers. Indeed, as an engineering modelling approach, hybrid RANS-LES methods have acquired a remarkable profile in modelling turbulent flows of industrial interest in relation to, for example, transportation, energy production and the environment. The advantage exploited with hybrid RANS-LES modelling approaches, being - tentially more computationally efficient than LES and more accurate than (unsteady) RANS, has motivated numerous research and development activities. These activities, together with industrial applications, have been further facilitated over the recent years by the rapid development of modern computing resources. As a European initiative, the EU project DESider (Detached Eddy Simulation for Industrial Aerodynamics, 2004-2007), has been one of the earliest and most systematic international R&D effort with its focus on development, improvement and applications of a variety of existing and new hybrid RANS-LES modelling approaches, as well as on related numerical issues. In association with the DESider project, two subsequent international symposia on hybrid RANS-LES methods have been arranged in Stockholm (Sweden, 2005) and in Corfu (Greece, 2007), respectively. The present book is a result of the Second Symposium on Hybrid RANS-LES Methods, held in Corfu, Greece, 17-18 June 2007.

Multiscale and Adaptivity: Modeling, Numerics and Applications
Author : Silvia Bertoluzza,Ricardo H. Nochetto,Alfio Quarteroni,Kunibert G. Siebert,Andreas Veeser
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-01-07
ISBN 10 : 364224078X
Pages : 314 pages

This book is a collection of lecture notes for the CIME course on "Multiscale and Adaptivity: Modeling, Numerics and Applications," held in Cetraro (Italy), in July 2009. Complex systems arise in several physical, chemical, and biological processes, in which length and time scales may span several orders of magnitude. Traditionally, scientists have focused on methods that are particularly applicable in only one regime, and knowledge of the system on one scale has been transferred to another scale only indirectly. Even with modern computer power, the complexity of such systems precludes their being treated directly with traditional tools, and new mathematical and computational instruments have had to be developed to tackle such problems. The outstanding and internationally renowned lecturers, coming from different areas of Applied Mathematics, have themselves contributed in an essential way to the development of the theory and techniques that constituted the subjects of the courses.

Double-Diffusive Convection
Author : Timour Radko
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2013-09-19
ISBN 10 : 1107292220
Pages : 329 pages

Double-diffusive convection is a mixing process driven by the interaction of two fluid components which diffuse at different rates. Leading expert Timour Radko presents the first systematic overview of the classical theory of double-diffusive convection in a coherent narrative, bringing together the disparate literature in this developing field. The book begins by exploring idealized dynamical models and illustrating key principles by examples of oceanic phenomena. Building on the theory, it then explains the dynamics of structures resulting from double-diffusive instabilities, such as the little-understood phenomenon of thermohaline staircases. The book also surveys non-oceanographic applications, such as industrial, astrophysical and geological manifestations, and discusses the climatic and biological consequences of double-diffusive convection. Providing a balanced blend of fundamental theory and real-world examples, this is an indispensable resource for academic researchers, professionals and graduate students in physical oceanography, fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, astrophysics, geophysics and climatology.

Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations
Author : Xi Jiang,Choi-Hong Lai
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2016-04-19
ISBN 10 : 9781420075793
Pages : 276 pages

Compared to the traditional modeling of computational fluid dynamics, direct numerical simulation (DNS) and large-eddy simulation (LES) provide a very detailed solution of the flow field by offering enhanced capability in predicting the unsteady features of the flow field. In many cases, DNS can obtain results that are impossible using any other means while LES can be employed as an advanced tool for practical applications. Focusing on the numerical needs arising from the applications of DNS and LES, Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations covers basic techniques for DNS and LES that can be applied to practical problems of flow, turbulence, and combustion. After introducing Navier–Stokes equations and the methodologies of DNS and LES, the book discusses boundary conditions for DNS and LES, along with time integration methods. It then describes the numerical techniques used in the DNS of incompressible and compressible flows. The book also presents LES techniques for simulating incompressible and compressible flows. The final chapter explores current challenges in DNS and LES. Helping readers understand the vast amount of literature in the field, this book explains how to apply relevant numerical techniques for practical computational fluid dynamics simulations and implement these methods in fluid dynamics computer programs.

Turbulent Flow Computation
Author : D. Drikakis,Bernard Geurts
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2002-03-31
ISBN 10 : 1402005237
Pages : 376 pages

In various branches of fluid mechanics, our understanding is inhibited by the presence of turbulence. Although many experimental and theoretical studies have significantly helped to increase our physical understanding, a comp- hensive and predictive theory of turbulent flows has not yet been established. Therefore, the prediction of turbulent flow relies heavily on simulation stra- gies. The development of reliable methods for turbulent flow computation will have a significant impact on a variety of technological advancements. These range from aircraft and car design, to turbomachinery, combustors, and process engineering. Moreover, simulation approaches are important in materials - sign, prediction of biologically relevant flows, and also significantly contribute to the understanding of environmental processes including weather and climate forecasting. The material that is compiled in this book presents a coherent account of contemporary computational approaches for turbulent flows. It aims to p- vide the reader with information about the current state of the art as well as to stimulate directions for future research and development. The book puts part- ular emphasis on computational methods for incompressible and compressible turbulent flows as well as on methods for analysing and quantifying nume- cal errors in turbulent flow computations. In addition, it presents turbulence modelling approaches in the context of large eddy simulation, and unfolds the challenges in the field of simulations for multiphase flows and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) of engineering flows in complex geometries. Apart from reviewing main research developments, new material is also included in many of the chapters.

Multiscale Modelling and Simulation
Author : Sabine Attinger,Petros Koumoutsakos
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2004-07-12
ISBN 10 : 9783540211808
Pages : 284 pages

In August 2003, ETHZ Computational Laboratory (CoLab), together with the Swiss Center for Scientific Computing in Manno and the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), organized the Summer School in "Multiscale Modelling and Simulation" in Lugano, Switzerland. This summer school brought together experts in different disciplines to exchange ideas on how to link methodologies on different scales. Relevant examples of practical interest include: structural analysis of materials, flow through porous media, turbulent transport in high Reynolds number flows, large-scale molecular dynamic simulations, ab-initio physics and chemistry, and a multitude of others. Though multiple scale models are not new, the topic has recently taken on a new sense of urgency. A number of hybrid approaches are now created in which ideas coming from distinct disciplines or modelling approaches are unified to produce new and computationally efficient techniques.

The Hybrid Multiscale Simulation Technology
Author : Alexander S. Lipatov
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2002-05-27
ISBN 10 : 9783540417347
Pages : 403 pages

A comprehensive description of hybrid plasma simulation models providing a very useful summary and guide to the vast literature on this topic.

Multiscale and Multiresolution Approaches in Turbulence
Author : Pierre Sagaut
Publisher : World Scientific
Release Date : 2013
ISBN 10 : 1848169876
Pages : 448 pages

The book aims to provide the reader with an updated general presentation of multiscale/multiresolution approaches in turbulent flow simulations. All modern approaches (LES, hybrid RANS/LES, DES, SAS) are discussed and recast in a global comprehensive framework. Both theoretical features and practical implementation details are addressed. Some full scale applications are described, to provide the reader with relevant guidelines to facilitate a future use of these methods.

Multiscale Modelling of Materials
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1999
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages

Multiscale Modelling of Soft Matter
Author : Philip Earis,Madelaine Chapman
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release Date : 2010
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 492 pages

This volume focuses on multiscale modelling: crossing the boundaries from atomistic studies of relatively small systems, to tackle larger systems where the properties of interest can only be studied at longer distances and longer time-scales. Many of the ideas of multiscale modelling cross traditional boundaries and this meeting brought together scientists from several different fields of modelling to discuss state of the art modelling of membranes, colloids, polymers and proteins. The following themes were included in the discussion: - Polymers: including microphase separation and self-assembly - Colloids: including the prediction of phases and phase diagrams - Mesophases: including liquid crystals, novel phases, self-assembled structures and the links between molecular structure and bulk properties - Membranes: including collective processes in lipid and surfactant systems - Methodology for multiscale simulations: including methods for moving between scales and for bridging different time and length scales