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The Examination of advanced analysis method on unsteady gas entrainment vortex applying AMR method

Matsushita, Kentaro ; Fujisaki, Tatsuya*; Ezure, Toshiki ; Tanaka, Masaaki ; Uchida, Mao*; Sakai, Takaaki*

For the gas entrainment vortex at the free surface in sodium-cooled fast reactors, development of the numerical analysis method to evaluate amount of the gas entrainment from the free surface has been developing. In this paper, the automatic creation of analysis meshes which can suppress the calculation cost while maintaining the prediction accuracy of the vortex shape is investigated, and the adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) method is examined to the creation of analysis mesh applying to the unsteady vortex system. The refined mesh based on the criterion evaluated by vorticity, Q-value as second invariant of the velocity and the discriminant for the eigen equation of the velocity gradient tensor is considered, and it found that the AMR method based on Q-value can refine the analysis meshes most efficiently.

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