A Numerical Method for Shape Optimal Design in the Oseen Flow with Heat Transfer


This paper is concerned with the optimal design of an obstacle located in the viscous and incompressible fluid which is driven by the steady-state Oseen equations with thermal effects. The structure of shape gradient of the cost functional is derived by applying the differentiability of a minimax formulation involving a Lagrange functional with a space parametrization technique. A gradient type algorithm is employed to the shape optimization problem. Numerical examples indicate that our theory is useful for practical purpose and the proposed algorithm is feasible.

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Yan, W. , Wang, A. and Guan, G. (2015) A Numerical Method for Shape Optimal Design in the Oseen Flow with Heat Transfer. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 3, 1295-1307. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2015.310158.

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