13. Verification and Validation of Computational Heat Transfer

  1. W. J. Minkowycz3,
  2. E. M. Sparrow4 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy5
  1. Dominique Pelletier1 and
  2. Patrick J. Roache2

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch13

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pelletier, D. and Roache, P. J. (2000) Verification and Validation of Computational Heat Transfer, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 4

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 5

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mechanical Engineering Department, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, PO Box 6079, Station Center-ville, Montreal, Canada H3C 3A7, Canada

  2. 2

    1215 Apache Drive, Socorro, NM 87801-4434, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • verification and validation terminology;
  • oscillatory convergence;
  • error transport equation;
  • codes verification;
  • noisy and degraded convergence rates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology of Verification and Validation

  • Sequence of verification and Validation

  • Verification of Codes

  • Verification of Calculations

  • Single-Grid a Posteriori Error Estimators

  • Auxiliary Algebraic Evaluations: Zhu-Zienkiewicz Estimators

  • Comparison of Grid-Convergence Index and Single-Grid a Posteriori Estimators

  • Verification within Solution Adaptation

  • Future Work: The FS:U95 Correlation for any Error Estimator

  • Validation

  • Nomenclature

  • References