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Interface tracking method for compressible multifluids

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 September 2008

Alina Chertock
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA. chertock@math.ncsu.edu
Smadar Karni
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. karni@umich.edu
Alexander Kurganov
Affiliation:
Mathematics Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA. kurganov@math.tulane.edu
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Abstract

This paper is concerned with numerical methods for compressible multicomponent fluids. The fluid components are assumed immiscible, and are separated by material interfaces, each endowed with its own equation of state (EOS). Cell averages of computational cells that are occupied by several fluid components require a “mixed-cell” EOS, which may not always be physically meaningful, and often leads to spurious oscillations. We present a new interface tracking algorithm, which avoids using mixed-cell information by solving the Riemann problem between its single-fluid neighboring cells. The resulting algorithm is oscillation-free for isolated material interfaces, conservative, and tends to produce almost perfect jumps across material fronts. The computational framework is general and may be used in conjunction with one's favorite finite-volume method. The robustness of the method is illustrated on shock-interface interaction in one space dimension, oscillating bubbles with radial symmetry and shock-bubble interaction in two space dimensions.

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© EDP Sciences, SMAI, 2008

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