Commun. Comput. Phys., 12 (2012), pp. 284-314.


A Class of Hybrid DG/FV Methods for Conservation Laws III: Two-Dimensional Euler Equations

Laiping Zhang 1*, Wei Liu 2, Lixin He 3, Xiaogang Deng 1

1 State Key Laboratory of Aerodynamics, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, Sichuan 621000, China; and Computational Aerodynamics Institute, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, Sichuan 621000, China.
2 State Key Laboratory of Aerodynamics, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, Sichuan 621000, China.
3 Computational Aerodynamics Institute, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, Sichuan 621000, China.

Received 21 January 2011; Accepted (in revised version) 14 July 2011
Available online 30 January 2012
doi:10.4208/cicp.210111.140711a

Abstract

A concept of "static reconstruction" and "dynamic reconstruction" was introduced for higher-order (third-order or more) numerical methods in our previous work. Based on this concept, a class of hybrid DG/FV methods had been developed for one-dimensional conservation law using a "hybrid reconstruction" approach, and extended to two-dimensional scalar equations on triangular and Cartesian/triangular hybrid grids. In the hybrid DG/FV schemes, the lower-order derivatives of the piecewise polynomial are computed locally in a cell by the traditional DG method (called as "dynamic reconstruction"), while the higher-order derivatives are re-constructed by the "static reconstruction" of the FV method, using the known lower-order derivatives in the cell itself and in its adjacent neighboring cells. In this paper, the hybrid DG/FV schemes are extended to two-dimensional Euler equations on triangular and Cartesian/triangular hybrid grids. Some typical test cases are presented to demonstrate the performance of the hybrid DG/FV methods, including the standard vortex evolution problem with exact solution, isentropic vortex/weak shock wave interaction, subsonic flows past a circular cylinder and a three-element airfoil (30P30N), transonic flow past a NACA0012 airfoil. The accuracy study shows that the hybrid DG/FV method achieves the desired third-order accuracy, and the applications demonstrate that they can capture the flow structure accurately, and can reduce the CPU time and memory requirement greatly than the traditional DG method with the same order of accuracy.

AMS subject classifications: 76G25, 76H05, 76M10, 76M12, 76M25

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Key words: Discontinuous Galerkin method, finite volume method, reconstruction, hybrid method.

*Corresponding author.
Email: zhanglp_cardc@126.com (L. P. Zhang), lw4992@gmail.com (W. Liu), hlx_cardc@126.com (L. X. He), xgdeng@skla.cardc.cn (X. G. Deng)
 

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