Verification, validation, and predictive capability in computational engineering and physics

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William L Oberkampf

Validation and Uncertainty Estimation Department, MS 0828, Sandia National Laboratories, PO Box 5800, Albuquerque NM 87185-0828; wloberk@sandia.gov

Timothy G Trucano

Optimization and Uncertainty Estimation Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque NM; tgtruca@sandia.gov

Charles Hirsch

Department of Fluid Mechanics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; hirsch@stro.vub.ac.be

Appl. Mech. Rev 57(5), 345-384 (Dec 21, 2004) (40 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767847 History: Online December 21, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Phases of modeling and simulation and the role of V&V 13
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Relationship of validation to prediction 1231
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Possible relationships of the validation domain to the application domain
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Verification-validation-predictive process (Adapted from 30)
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Aspects of PIRT related to application requirements (adapted from 30)
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Integrated view of code verification in computational physics (Adapted from 12)
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Typical relationship between the application domain and the validation domain (adapted from 30)
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Validation hierarchy for a hypersonic cruise missile 11
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Validation pyramid for a hypersonic cruise missile 11
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Increasing quality of validation metrics (adapted from 30)
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Interaction of various experimental and computational activities (adapted from 30)




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