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A high-order cell-centered Lagrangian scheme for compressible fluid flows in two-dimensional cylindrical geometry

Abstract : The goal of this paper is to present high-order cell-centered schemes for solving the equations of Lagrangian gas dynamics written in cylindrical geometry. A node-based discretization of the numerical fluxes is obtained through the computation of the time rate of change of the cell volume. It allows to derive finite volume numerical schemes that are compatible with the geometric conservation law (GCL). Two discretizations of the momentum equations are proposed depending on the form of the discrete gradient operator. The first one corresponds to the control volume scheme while the second one corresponds to the so-called area weighted scheme. Both formulations share the same discretization for the total energy equation. In both schemes, fluxes are computed using the same nodal solver which can be viewed as a two-dimensional extension of an approximate Riemann solver. The control volume scheme is conservative for momentum, total energy and satisfies a local entropy inequality in its first-order semi-discrete form. However, it does not preserve spherical symmetry. On the other hand, the area weighted scheme is conservative for total energy and preserves spherical symmetry for one-dimensional spherical flow on equiangular polar grid. The two-dimensional high-order extensions of these two schemes are constructed employing the generalized Riemann problem (GRP) in the acoustic approximation. Many numerical tests are presented in order to assess these new schemes. The results obtained for various representative configurations of one and two-dimensional compressible fluid flows show the robustness and the accuracy of our new schemes.
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P.H. Maire. A high-order cell-centered Lagrangian scheme for compressible fluid flows in two-dimensional cylindrical geometry. Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2009, 228, pp.6882-6915. ⟨10.1016/j.jcp.2009.06.018⟩. ⟨inria-00372105⟩

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