Strategies in Edge Plasma Simulation Using Adaptive Dynamic Nodalisation Techniques

  • Andreas Kainz (Autor)
  • Geert Weimann (Autor)
  • Gerald Kamelander (Autor)

Aktivität: Vortrag ohne Tagungsband / VorlesungVortrag ohne Tagungsband


A wide span of steady-state and transient edge plasma processes simulation problems require accurate descretization tehcniques and can then be treated with Finite Element (FE) and Finite Volume (FV) methods. The software used here to meet these meshing requirements is a 2D finite element grid generator. It allows to produce adaptive unstructured grids taking ino consideration the flux surface characteristics. To comply with the common mesh handling features of FE/FV packeges, some optins have been added to the basic generation tool. These enhancements include quadrilateral meshes without non-regular transition elements obtained by substituting them by transition construcitons consisting of regular quadrilateral elements. Furthermore triangular grids can be created with one edge parallel to the magnetic field and modified by the basic adaptation/realignment techniques. Enhanced code operation properties and processing capabilities and expected.
Zeitraum30 Nov. 2002
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Research Field

  • Biosensor Technologies