Don't miss our weekly PhD newsletter | Sign up now Don't miss our weekly PhD newsletter | Sign up now

  Numerical simulation of fluid-structure interaction problems


   Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

This project is no longer listed on FindAPhD.com and may not be available.

Click here to search FindAPhD.com for PhD studentship opportunities
  Dr Yongxing Wang, Prof P Jimack  Applications accepted all year round  Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

This project aims to develop and implement parallel fluid-structure interaction algorithms including interfaced-fitted methods [1] and two-mesh methods [2], based upon FreeFem++ and PETSc, with application to modelling and simulation of aortic valve interacting with surrounding fluids and tissues; and large-scale simulation of biological swimmers (such as C. elegans) swimming in viscous fluids.

For more details, please contact Dr. Yongxing Wang (scsywan @leeds.ac.uk) or Prof. Peter Jimack ([Email Address Removed])

[1] Wang Y, Jimack PK, Walkley MA, Pironneau O. 2020. An energy stable one-field monolithic arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian formulation for fluid-structure interaction. Journal of Fluids and Structures. 98

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2020.103117

[2] Wang Y, Jimack PK, Walkley MA. 2017. A One-Field Monolithic Fictitious Domain Method for Fluid-Structure Interactions. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 317, pp. 1146-1168

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2017.01.023

Computer Science (8) Engineering (12) Mathematics (25)

Funding Notes

A highly competitive School of Computing Studentship consisting of the award of fees at the UK fee rate of £4,596 (currently for session 2022/23) or Non-UK fee rate of £25,500 with a maintenance grant (currently £17,668 for session 2022/23) for 3 or 3.5 years. This opportunity is open to all applicants. All candidates will be placed into the School of Computing Studentship Competition and selection is based on academic merit.

How good is research at University of Leeds in Computer Science and Informatics?


Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Click here to see the results for all UK universities

Where will I study?

Search Suggestions
Search suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.