Re: Fluid dynamic over a complex terrain
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- Subject: [mg110109] Re: Fluid dynamic over a complex terrain
- From: "J. Clarke" <jclarke.usenet at cox.net>
- Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 02:05:09 -0400 (EDT)
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On 5/20/2010 6:39 AM, Luc Barthelet wrote: > I am interesting in modeling the flow of air or water over a terrain > with varying elevation. (the resolution is either 128x128 or 256x256). > I have a few known values of the speed in some of the cells, and I am > interested in extrapolating a solution that takes the terrain into account. > For the wind, I assume a layer that behaves like a ceiling. (and of > course the same for the water). > > I believe I need a solution that respects the Navier-Stokes equations > and also mass conservation. > An example similar to what I am trying to achieve can be found at > http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/wind/windbin.cgi > Has anyone implemented anything like this in Mathematica before? > > I looked around and also asked directly some of the Authors of > Demonstration, but no luck yet. I'd rather not reinvent the wheel. If you don't have your heart set on doing it with Mathematica, you might want to take a look at <http://www.cfd-online.com/Links/soft.html>. Did you check the references on the site you linked? There are several papers cited.