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Volume of fluid interface reconstruction methods for multi-material problems

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David J Benson

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla CA 92093-0411; dbenson@ucsd.edu

Appl. Mech. Rev 55(2), 151-165 (Apr 03, 2002) (15 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1448524 History: Online April 03, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Translated by Associate Editor JN Reddy

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A. A logically regular structured mesh. B. An unstructured mesh. C. The local numbering for an element in a logically regular mesh and an unstructured mesh.
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The four cases for calculating the interface in KRAKEN 16 and PELE 17.
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The piecewise quadratic relationship between d and the truncation area.
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The relationship between the quadrilateral and the line defining the material interface. Based on a figure from 21.
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The evolution of a Rayleigh-Taylor instability. Reprinted from 18.
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The time reversed solutions starting with the last configurations in Fig. 6. Reprinted from 18.
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The three-dimensional PLIC geometry. Based on a figure from 21.
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The calculation of the osculating circle.
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Comparison of Youngs’ difference stencil and the fast least squares for the calculation of the interface normal. Reprinted from 19.
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A comparison of a standard PLIC reconstruction with a PPIC reconstruction 34 for a circle and a sinusoidal curve on coarse meshes.
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The “onion skin” model for interfaces.
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The failure of a fixed order priority list: a) fixed priority, b) background algorithm 36.
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The transport categories for S-MYRA 37.
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The dynamic ordering of materials using the centroids of the materials.
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The comparison of the a) fixed b) background material and c) dynamic priority algorithms on a coarse mesh. The calculation shows the dynamic compaction of a powder (approximately 60 particles) on a mesh that has 32 elements in each direction.

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