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Featured article: High-order compact gas-kinetic schemes for three-dimensional flow simulations on tetrahedral mesh

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A general framework for the development of high-order compact schemes has been proposed recently. The core steps of the schemes are composed of the following. 1). Based on a kinetic model equation, from a generalized initial distribution of flow variables construct a time-accurate evolution solution of gas distribution function at a cell interface and obtain the corresponding flux function; 2). Introduce the WENO-type weighting functions into the high-order time-derivative of the cell interface flux function in the multistage multi-derivative (MSMD) time stepping scheme to cope with the possible impingement of a shock wave on a cell interface within a time step, and update the cell-averaged conservative flow variables inside each control volume; 3). Model the time evolution of the gas distribution function on both sides of a cell interface separately, take moments of the inner cell interface gas distribution function to get flow variables, and update the cell-averaged gradients of flow variables inside each control volume; 4). Based on the cell-averaged flow variables and their gradients, develop compact initial data reconstruction to get initial condition of flow distributions at the beginning of next time step. A compact gas-kinetic scheme (GKS) up to sixth-order accuracy in space and fourth-order in time has been constructed on 2D unstructured mesh. In this paper, the compact GKS up to fourth-order accuracy on three-dimensional tetrahedral mesh will be further constructed with the focus on the WENO-type initial compact data reconstruction. Nonlinear weights are designed to achieve high-order accuracy for the smooth Navier-Stokes solution and keep super robustness in 3D computation with strong shock interactions. The fourth-order compact GKS uses a large time step with a CFL number 0.6 in the simulations from subsonic to hypersonic flow. A series of test cases are used to validate the scheme. The high-order compact GKS can be used in 3D applications with complex geometry. Full article. 

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Aims and scope

Advances in Aerodynamics (AIA) is aimed to report the scientific and technological advances in aerodynamics from the aspects of academic research, industrial development and engineering applications, and  to provide a platform for ideas exchange and discussion in this fast-changing field. The journal welcomes reviews and regular papers of novel studies on aerodynamic science and engineering.  The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics
     ▪  Equilibrium and non-equilibrium flow 
     ▪  Numerical method and validation 
     ▪  Turbulent flow modeling and simulation
     ▪  Multiple physical field simulation
  • Experimental Aerodynamics
     ▪  Wind tunnel experiments
     ▪  Propulsion and combustion
     ▪  Flow visualization
     ▪  Measurement and control techniques
  •  Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
     ▪  Buildings and bridges
     ▪  Automobiles and high-speed ground vehicles
     ▪  Renewable energies
     ▪  Environmental wind engineering      
  • Related Cross-disciplinary Aerodynamics
     ▪  Aeroacoustics
     ▪  Aero-optics
     ▪  Aeroelasticity
     ▪  Aerodynamic stealth





Message from the Editors-in-Chief

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On behalf of the editorial board, we are honored to announce the launch of a new journal, Advances in Aerodynamics (AIA), and we are very pleased to share with you our vision for the development of this journal. AIA is an international peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes high quality papers with originality, novelty, and significant contributions to the progress in aerodynamics. The journal will provide authors with an open and fair platform to promote their research and identify themselves in the aerodynamics community. Read more. 

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