# Large Eddy simulations of a stirred tank using the lattice Boltzmann method on a nonuniform grid

@article{Lu2002LargeES, title={Large Eddy simulations of a stirred tank using the lattice Boltzmann method on a nonuniform grid}, author={Zhenyu Lu and Ying Liao and Dongying Qian and John B. McLaughlin and Jos J. Derksen and K. Kontomaris}, journal={Journal of Computational Physics}, year={2002}, volume={181}, pages={675-704} }

A nonuniform grid lattice Boltzmann technique previously described by He et al. [1] has been extended to simulate three-dimensional flows in complex geometries. The technique is applied to the computation of the turbulent flow in a stirred tank driven by a standard Rushton turbine. With the nonuniform grid approach, the total CPU time required for a simulation of the flow in a stirred tank can be reduced by roughly 75% and still provide the same spatial accuracy as would be obtained with a…

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