By H. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera
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10 CONDITIONS FOR VISCOUS FLUID FLOW EQUATIONS 35 It is interesting to note that we have discovered an instance of hyperbolic behaviour in a steady ﬂow where both independent variables are space coordinates. The ﬂow direction behaves in a time-like manner in hyperbolic inviscid ﬂows and also in the parabolic thin shear layers. These problems are of the marching type and ﬂows can be computed by marching in the timelike direction of increasing x. The above example shows the dependence of the classiﬁcation of compressible ﬂows on the parameter M∞.
If the location of the outlet or far ﬁeld boundaries is chosen far enough away from the region of interest within the solution domain it is possible to get physically meaningful results. Most careful solutions test the sensitivity of the interior solution to the positioning of outﬂow and far ﬁeld boundaries. If results do not change in the interior, the boundary conditions are ‘transparent’ and the results are acceptable. These complexities make it very difﬁcult for general-purpose ﬁnite volume CFD codes to cope with general subsonic, transonic and/or supersonic viscous ﬂows.
It is particularly important to note that this implies that the solution at (x, t) does not depend on initial conditions outside this interval. 9 seeks to illustrate this point. The characteristics x − ct = constant and x + ct = constant through the point (x′, t′) intersect the x-axis at the points (x′ − ct′, 0) and (x′ + ct′, 0) respectively. The region in the x–t plane enclosed by the x-axis and the two characteristics is termed the domain of dependence. 52) the solution at (x′, t′) is inﬂuenced only by events inside the domain of dependence and not those outside.
An introduction to computational fluid dynamics by H. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera