Chapter 6. Validation of Simulations

  1. Hugh W. Coleman1 and
  2. W. Glenn Steele Jr.2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch6

Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition

Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition

How to Cite

Coleman, H. W. and Steele, W. G. (2009) Validation of Simulations, in Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

  2. 2

    Mississippi State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470168882

Online ISBN: 9780470485682

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Keywords:

  • validation of simulations;
  • verification and validation (V&V) of simulations;
  • validation process with sources of error in ovals;
  • validation uncertainty estimation;
  • V&V program and designing V&V effort

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Validation Methodology

  • Errors and Uncertainties

  • Validation Nomenclature

  • Validation Approach

  • Code and Solution Verification

  • Estimation of Validation Uncertainty uval

  • Interpretation of Validation Results Using E and uval

  • Some Practical Points

  • References