Basic Research at CSAR

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Basic Research at CSAR

Fluids and Combustion
  • Multiphase flow
    • Equilibrium Eulerian method for fine particles
    • Lagrangian superparticles
  • Turbulence modeling
    • Optimal LES
  • Multiscale acceleration via “time zooming”
  • Propellant morphology characterization
    • Parallel packing code
  • Propellant combustion modeling
    • 3-D simulations with Rocfire
Structures and Materials
  • Constitutive and damage modeling
    • Heterogeneous propellants and explosives
    • Metallic components
  • Crack propagation
    • Burning, pressure driven
  • Multiscale materials modeling
  • Molecular modeling of material interfaces
  • Space-time discontinuous Galerkin methods
Computer Science
  • Parallel programming environments
    • Charm++, AMPI, ParFUM
  • Parallel I/O with Rocpanda
  • Parallel performance monitoring and prediction
  • Meshing
    • Mesh smoothing, repair, and remeshing
    • Mesh quality metrics
  • Hybrid geometric/topological mesh partitioner
  • Visualization with Rocketeer
System Integration Methodology
  • Object-oriented integration framework
  • Flexible parallel orchestration
  • Stable component coupling and time-stepping
  • Accurate and conservative data transfer based on common refinement
  • Stable and efficient explicit surface propagation
Uncertainty Quantification
  • Clustering techniques for sampling based UQ