Picture of a black hole

Strathclyde Open Access research that creates ripples...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde physicists involved in observing gravitational waves and black hole mergers as part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) - but also other internationally significant research from the Department of Physics. Discover why Strathclyde's physics research is making ripples...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

High-order upwinding and the hydraulic jump

McKee, S. and Castelo, A.C. and Fortuna, A.O. and Cuminato, J.A. and Tomé, M.F. and Mangiavacchi, N. and Ferreira, V.G. (2002) High-order upwinding and the hydraulic jump. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, 39 (7). pp. 549-583. ISSN 0271-2091

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

This work is concerned with the computation of incompressible axisymmetric and full three-dimensional free-surface flows. In particular, the circular-hydraulic jump is simulated and compared with approximate analytic solutions. However, the principal thrust of this paper is to provide a real problem as a test bed for comparing the many existing convective approximations. Their performance is compared; SMART, HLPA and VONOS emerge as acceptable upwinding methods for this problem.