The Validation Archive of the NPARC Alliance

Kenneth Tatum, John Slater
1999 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit   unpublished
The NPARC Alliance provides a publicly available, Internet-based archive of analytical, experimental, and computational data suitable for validation of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes. The primary objective of the Archive is validation of the WIND code, the primary CFD solver of the Alliance, and making the validation results available to the CFD community at large. The secondary objective is to provide the aerospace community a forum for CFD validation efforts. This paper discusses
more » ... Validation Archive in general. It presents an overview of the validation policies of the Alliance, the structure of the Archive, and the processes for performing validation studies. A few selected cases are presented as samples of the validation effort.
doi:10.2514/6.1999-747 fatcat:dn6r4s3ml5b6xpchl5awfb5444