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Minseok Park June 8, 1999 22:26

Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
Hellow everyone.

I'm interested in the ALE method, but it's hard to find some references. Please let me know where can I find one. Thanks.

andy June 9, 1999 05:20

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
Los Alamos reports are probably the best source. I would suggest contacting their library and looking for reports by authors such as A.A.Amsden and C.W.Hirt.

Jim Park June 9, 1999 08:06

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
Better yet, try the T-3 group web site at Los Alamos. The T stands for "Theory" and the 3 is the fluids group. They're at:

Good luck!

N.C.Reis June 9, 1999 13:26

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?

The original paper of the ALE method is:

Hirt, CW; Amsden, AA; Cook,JL;"An arbitrary Lagrangean-Eulerean computing method for all flow speeds", J.Comput.Phys., no14, pp 227-253, 1974.

After that there are some finite element work on fluid structure interactions, such as:

Belishko, T; Flanagan, DP; "Finite element method with user-controled meshes for fluid structure interaction", Comput. Methods Applied Mech. Eng., no.33, pp 669-688, 1982.

Donea et al."An arbitrary lagrangean-eulerian finite element method for transient dynamic fluid stucture interactions", Comput. Methods Applied Mech. Eng., no.33, pp 689-723, 1982.

And a finite volume method to solve moving boundaries

Abdullah,Z; saculdean, M; " Free-surface flow during the filling of a cylinder", Int. Journal for Num. Methods in Fluids, vol. 11, pp 151-168, 1990.

I hope those are of some help.



Minseok Park June 9, 1999 20:29

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
Thank very much! I found several interesting references. Thanks again.

Astrid Barros June 25, 1999 17:45

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
A great reference: J.R.Hughes, W.K.Liu, T.K.Zimmermann - Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 29 (1981) 329-349

I am using it right now!!! Astrid

Md. Ziaul Islam July 1, 1999 14:39

Re: Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method?
"Computational and Experimental Study of Liquid Sheet Emanating from Simplex Fuel Nozzle." AIAA Journal, Vol.36, No.2, February 1998

I would recommend you to read this journal. I think it should give you some ideas about the application of arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian numerical method in CFD. You can also get some references of the places to look for ALE methods. Good luck!!!

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