CIAO performs DNS and LES with multiphysics effects. It is a structured, finite difference code with a compressible, and incompressible/low-Mach solvers. Moving meshes are supported and overset meshes can be used for local mesh refinement. A low-storage five-stage, explicit Runge-Kutta method and a Crank-Nicolson are available for time integration. Central schemes of arbitrary order and various different schemes are available for momentum and scalar transport (WENO, HOUC, QUICK, BQUICK, …)

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CoEC results and components involved

Reference applications in WP7; development in WP4, WP5

Exploitation channel(s)

Research collaboration, Extension/Customization

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