Stationary Airfoil

Ongoing project visualizing high Reynolds flow around a stationary airfoil. Computational aspect focuses on developing novel numerical methods that capture multiscale physics on unstructured grids. Visualization highlighting turbulence detachment areas and backflow on airfoil surface. Q-criterion scalars calculated in ParaView for locating vortical structures.

Research

Arif Masud, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ramon Calderer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Visualization

Mark Van Moer, Blue Waters Visualization

Software

ffmpeg, ParaView, vtkpython

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