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dc.contributor.advisorJames, Kevin
dc.contributor.advisorPlatzer, Max
dc.contributor.authorVerville, Justin M.
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-14T17:37:36Z
dc.date.available2012-03-14T17:37:36Z
dc.date.issued2002-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/3205
dc.description.abstractAlthough computer-processing power has increased dramatically over the past few decades, minimizing computation time is still critical when conducting numerical aerodynamic analyses. One area where this is evident is the grid generation routines used in most code for this area of research. While many more sophisticated grid generation techniques are available, algebraic grid generation is still in use today due strictly to efficiency. Computational efficiency is of particularly great concern during analyses that involve motion of the surface being analyzed, since computing a new grid at each time step is often required. Unfortunately however, few if any, algebraic grid generation routines exist that are powerful enough to produce a grid with no overlapping gridlines and minimal distortion, yet still minimize computation time. As a result, the purpose of this thesis was to design such a routine. The end result is a C-Grid generating routine with a Graphical User Interface (GUI) called Astro Grid.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/animprovedlgebra109453205
dc.format.extentxiv, 142 p. : ill. (some col.) ;en_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.en_US
dc.subject.lcshAerospace engineeringen_US
dc.subject.lcshNavier-Stokes equationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAerodynamic measurementsen_US
dc.titleAn improved algebraic grid generator for numerical aerodynamic analyses of airfoil cross-sectionsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentAeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
dc.subject.authorAlgebraic Grid Generatoren_US
dc.subject.authorAeronautical Engineeringen_US
dc.subject.authorNavier Stokesen_US
dc.subject.authorFlow Solveren_US
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Naval Reserveen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameAeronautical and Astronautical Engineeringen_US
dc.description.distributionstatementApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.


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