Simulation of gas dynamics of hypersonic aircrafts with the use of model of high-temperature air and graphics processor units
Keywords:waverider, hypersonic aerodynamics, physical and chemical processes, computational fluid dynamics, graphics processor unit, speed-up
Numerical simulation of the flow around a hypersonic aircraft is carried out using a high-temperature air model and a hybrid architecture based on high-performance graphics processing units. The calculations are performed with the Euler equations discretized by the finite volume method on unstructured meshes. The scalability of the developed implementations of the model is studied and the results of the study of the efficiency of calculating hypersonic gas flows on graphics processors are analyzed. The computational time spent with the perfect and real gas models is discussed.
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