Aircraft Pressure, Velocity, Vorticity

NCSA visualization worked with Arif Masud from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering to visualize flow properties around YF-17 aircraft using new 3D adaptive mesh moving schemes. Visualization work focused on displaying flow effects such as pressure contours, streamlines, and vector field structure using Paraview. The visualization was especially helpful in method development as it allowed researchers to see the effects of various terms which otherwise could only be indirectly estimated.


Arif Masud, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Harish Kanchi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Mark Van Moer, Senior Visualization Programmer (Blue Waters Visualization)


Blender, ParaView, VTK

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