• Е. В. Весков ГП «КБ «Южное» им. Янгеля», г. Днепропетровск, Украина, Ukraine



Smoothed Particles Hydrodynamics, tensile instability, particles refinement


Purpose. Study of the procedures for solution stability provision in SPH.
Design/methodology/approach. The following procedures are discussed: application of repulsive forces affected the fluid particles; application of specific-type kernels; calculations with a variable smoothing length; refinement based on fission of particle; integration of motion equations using symplectic integrators.
Findings. It is enough to apply the Gaussian kernel and Verlet symplectic integrator to solve problems with a simple geometry (dam failure) to ensure stability. To solve problems with a complex geometry and high-drag bodies, it is required to apply additionally the particles refinement and a variable smoothing length. Application of repulsive forces depending on selection of problem-depending parameters can result in instability for a small amount of particles (up to 15,000 particles).
Originality/value. The study results can be used in hydrodynamic calculations for hydraulic architecture and in calculations of processes in aircraft fuel tanks.


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