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Fluid Flow Simulation and Optimisation with Lattice Boltzmann Methods on High Performance Computers - Application to the Human Respiratory System

Krause, Mathias Joachim

Abstract:
An overall strategy for numerical simulations of the full human respiratory system is introduced. The integrative approach takes advantage of numerical simulation, high performance computing and newly developed mathematical optimisation techniques, all based on a mesoscopic model description and on lattice Boltzmann methods as discretisation strategies. Validated numerical results are presented for the simulation of respirations in a real human lung and nose geometry captured by CT.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000019768
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Angewandte und Numerische Mathematik (IANM)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsjahr 2010
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator urn:nbn:de:swb:90-197689
KITopen-ID: 1000019768
Verlag KIT, Karlsruhe
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Mathematik (MATH)
Institut Institut für Angewandte und Numerische Mathematik (IANM)
Prüfungsdaten 14.07.2010
Referent/Betreuer Prof. V. Heuveline
Schlagwörter numerical simulation, CFD, lattice Boltzmann methods (LBM), optimisation, parallel computing, HPC, human respiratory system, respiration, lungs, nose
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