Conservation Properties of Unstructured Staggered Mesh Schemes

  title={Conservation Properties of Unstructured Staggered Mesh Schemes},
  author={Blair J. Perot},
  journal={Journal of Computational Physics},
  • B. Perot
  • Published 20 March 2000
  • Physics, Environmental Science, Computer Science
  • Journal of Computational Physics
Classic Cartesian staggered mesh schemes have a number of attractive properties. They do not display spurious pressure modes and they have been shown to locally conserve, mass, momentum, kinetic energy, and circulation to machine precision. Recently, a number of generalizations of the staggered mesh approach have been proposed for unstructured (triangular or tetrahedral) meshes. These unstructured staggered mesh methods have been created to retain the attractive pressure aspects and mass… 

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