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Department of Numerical Mathematics Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Charles University

Numerical simulation of the free fall of a rigid body in a viscous fluid

  • ID: 2358, RIV: 10031796
  • ISSN: not specified, ISBN: 80-7043-426-0
  • source: Proceedings of the XVIth Summer School Software and Algorithms of Numerical Mathematics
  • keywords: Numerical; simulation; rigid; viscous; fluid
  • authors: Petr Knobloch, Petr Šedivý
  • authors from KNM: Knobloch Petr

Abstract

We consider the problem of the free fall of a rigid body in a viscous fluid. We present a model of the problem, discuss various aspects of its finite element discretization and present some first numerical results.