Minisymposium: Excellerat - Extreme CFD for Engineering Applications, Part II
Event TypeMinisymposium
CS and Math
TimeTuesday, 6 July 202114:00 - 16:00 CEST
LocationErnesto Bertarelli
DescriptionComputational fluid dynamics is one of the main drivers of exascale computing, both due to its high relevance in today's world (from nano fluidics up to planetary flows), but also due to the inherent multiscale properties of turbulence. The numerical treatment is notoriously difficult due to the disparate scales in turbulence, and the need for resolving local features. In addition, aspects such as the quantification of (internal or external) uncertainties is becoming a necessity, together with in-situ visualisation/postprocessing. The recent trend in numerical methods goes towards high-fidelity methods (for instance continuous and discontinuous Galerkin) which are suitable for modern computers; however, relevant issues such as scaling, accelerators and heterogeneous systems, high-order meshing and error control, are still far from solved when it comes to largest scale simulations, e.g. in automotive and aeronautical applications. This two part minisymposium brings together eight experts from various international institutions (Europe, America, Japan) to discuss current and future issues of extreme scale CFD in engineering applications, with special focus on accurate CFD methods, and their implementation on current HPC systems. The interaction between participants of the Horizon2020 Centre of Excellence Excellerat and external experts will be particularly fruitful.