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Title: Constrained optimization framework for interface-aware sub-scale dynamics models for voids closure in Lagrangian hydrodynamics

In hydrocodes, voids are used to represent vacuum and model free boundaries between vacuum and real materials. We give a systematic description of a new treatment of void closure in the framework of the multimaterial arbitrary Lagrangian–Eulerian (ALE) methods. This includes a new formulation of the interface-aware sub-scale-dynamics (IA-SSD) closure model for multimaterial cells with voids, which is used in the Lagrangian stage of our indirect ALE scheme. The results of the comprehensive testing of the new model are presented for one- and two-dimensional multimaterial calculations in the presence of voids. Finally, we also present a sneak peek of a realistic shaped charge calculation in the presence of voids and solids.
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  1. AWE Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire (United States). Computational Physics Group
  2. Czech Technical Univ. in Prague, Prague (Czech Republic). Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering; Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0021-9991
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396; SGS16/247/OHK4/3T/14
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Computational Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Computational Physics; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-9991
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Programs (DP) (NA-10); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) (SC-21); Czech Technical University
Country of Publication:
United States
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Lagrangian hydrodynamics; Multimaterial cells; Interface-aware sub-scale closure models; Void closure
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