CFD Online Discussion Forums

CFD Online Discussion Forums (
-   Main CFD Forum (
-   -   3D Navier-Stokes solver in spherical coordinates (

ferreiradesousa December 23, 2009 00:02

3D Navier-Stokes solver in spherical coordinates
Dear all,

I am looking for a 3D incompressible Navier-Stokes solver in spherical coordinates. Preferably a pseudo-spectral code.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Paulo Ferreira de Sousa, PhD
Visiting Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

nvgirishs December 24, 2009 15:29

Change \nabla in the Navier Stokes:

\frac{D}{Dt} = \frac{\partial}{\partial t}+ v\cdot\nabla


\nabla  = \hat{r} \frac{\partial }{ \partial r } + \hat{\theta} \frac{\partial }{ r \partial \theta } + \hat{\phi}  \frac{\partial }{r sin \phi \partial \phi }

ferreiradesousa December 24, 2009 15:36

Mr Nivarti,

Thanks for your reply. I should have been more precise with my request, so thanks for pointing that out for me.

What I meant was that I was looking for a code to calculate the flow around a sphere, in spherical coordinates.



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:53.