The fluids research group at MOX is active in the development and application of innovative, accurate and efficient numerical methods for a variety of computational fluid dynamics problems. Main application areas are free surface flow for boat design and environmental applications, fluid-structure interaction, numerical methods for numerical weather prediction and climate simulation, simulation of volcanic eruptions, compressible and incompressible turbulent and reactive flows, simulations of heat transfer problems for thermal management.

 

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Turbulence structure in stratified flow over a hill
Pyroclast concentration in volcanic eruption
Upwelling thermal plumes in turbulent convection
Ice formation (gray) in turbulent convection downwelling plumes (light blue)
Rossby Haurwitz wave in spherical geometry
Internal waves in stratified flow over a hill
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Blood flow in a compliant carotid
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Free-surface flow around a rowing boat
Streamlines around sails
Advection-dispersion of a pollutant in the Venice Lagoon