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Papers

[1] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Three-dimensional CFD simulations with large displacement of the geometries using a connectivity-change moving mesh approach, Engineering with Computers, 2018. [PDF] Abstract>

[2] N. Barral, G. Olivier and F. Alauzet, Time-accurate anisotropic mesh adaptation for three-dimensional time-dependent problems with body-fitted moving geometries, Journal of Computational Physics, 2017. [PDF] Abstract>

[3] P.L. George, H. Borouchaki and N. Barral, Geometric validity (positive jacobian) of high-order Lagrange finite elements, theory and practical guidance Engineering with computers, 2016. [PDF] Abstract>

Preprints

[1] N. Barral, M.G. Knepley, M. Lange, M.D. Piggott and G.J. Gorman, Anisotropic mesh adaptation in Firedrake with PETSc DMPlex, 25th International Meshing Roundtable, Washington DC, USA, September 2016. [PDF] Abstract>

[2] P.L. George, H. Borouchaki and N. Barral, Construction and geometric validity (positive Jacobian) of serendipity Lagrange finite elements, theory and practical guidance, to be published. [preprint] Abstract>

Proceedings with peer-review

[1] M. Park, A. Balan, W. Anderson, M. Galbraith, P. Caplan, H. Carson, T. Michal, J. Krakos, D. Kamenetskiy, A. Loseille, F. Alauzet, L. Frazza, and N. Barral, Verification of Unstructured Grid Adaptation Components, AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, AIAA Paper 2019-1723, San Diego, CA, USA, Jan 2019. [PDF] Abstract>

[2] M. Park, N. Barral, D. Ibanez, D. Kamenetskiy, J. Krakos, T. Michal and A. Loseille, Unstructured Grid Adaptation and Solver Technology for Turbulent Flows, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Paper 2018-1103, Kissimmee, FL, USA, Jan 2018. [PDF] Abstract>

[3] D. Ibanez, N. Barral, J. Krakos, A. Loseille, T. Michal and M. Park, First Benchmark of the Unstructured Grid Adaptation Working Group, Proc. of the 26th International Meshing Roundtable, Procedia Engineering, vol 203, pp. 154-166, Washington DC, USA, 2017. [PDF] Abstract>

[4] N. Barral,F. Alauzet and A. Loseille, Metric-Based Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for Three-Dimensional Time-Dependent Problems Involving Moving Geometries, AIAA SciTech 2015, Kissimee, FL, USA, January 2015. Abstract>

[5] N. Barral, E. Luke and F. Alauzet, Two mesh deformation methods coupled with a changing-connectivity moving mesh method for CFD Applications, 23th International Meshing Roundtable, London, October 2014. [PDF] Abstract>

[6] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Large displacement body-fitted FSI simulations using a mesh-connectivity-change moving mesh strategy, AIAA Aviation 2014, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 2014. Abstract>

Communications

[1] N. Barral, A. Angeloudis, S. Kramer, G. Gorman and M. Piggott, Tidal power plant modelling using anisotropic mesh adaptation in Thetis, Firedrake '18: The Firedrake user and developer workshop, London, UK, 2018.

[2] N. Barral, A. Angeloudis, S. Kramer, G. Gorman and M. Piggott, An anisotropic mesh adaptation approach for regional tidal energy hydrodynamics modelling, EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2018.

[3] N. Barral, M.G. Knepley, M. Lange, M.D. Piggott and G.J. Gorman, Anisotropic mesh adaptation in Firedrake, Firedrake '17: The Firedrake user and developer workshop, London, UK, 2017.

[4] N. Barral, M. Knepley, M. Lange, M. Piggott and G. Gorman, Parallel anisotropic mesh adaptation with DMPlex and Pragmatic ADMOS 2017, Verbania, Italy, June 2017.

[5] N. Barral and M. Knepley, Anisotropic mesh adaptation in DMPlex, PETSc users meeting, Boulder, CO, USA, 2017.

[6] N. Barral, M.G. Knepley, M. Lange, M.D. Piggott and G.J. Gorman, Anisotropic mesh adaptation in Firedrake with PETSc DMPlex, 25th International Meshing Roundtable, Washington DC, USA, September 2016.

[7] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Anisotropic error estimates for adapted dynamic meshes, ADMOS 2015, Nantes, France, June 2015.

[8] N. Barral,F. Alauzet and A. Loseille, Metric-Based Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for Three-Dimensional Time-Dependent Problems Involving Moving Geometries, AIAA SciTech 2015, Kissimee, FL, USA, January 2015.

[9] N. Barral, E. Luke and F. Alauzet, Two mesh deformation methods coupled with a changing-connectivity moving mesh method for CFD Applications, 23th International Meshing Roundtable, London, UK, October 2014.

[10] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Large displacement simulations with an efficient mesh-connectivity-change moving mesh strategy, ECCOMAS 2014, Barcelona, Spain, July 2014.

[11] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Parallel time-accurate anisotropic mesh adaptation for time-dependent problems, ECCOMAS 2014, Barcelona, Spain, July 2014.

[12] N. Barral and F. Alauzet, Large displacement body-fitted FSI simulations using a mesh-connectivity-change moving mesh strategy, AIAA Aviation 2014, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 2014.

Research reports

[1] T. McManus, J. Percival, B. Yeager, N. Barral G. Gorman and M. Piggott Moving mesh methods in Fluidity and Firedrake, Archer report eCSE06-1, 2017. []

[2] P.L George, H. Borouchaki and N. Barral, Construction et validation des éléments Serendip associés à un carreau de degré arbitraire, INRIA RR-8572, 2014. [PDF]

[3] P.L George, H. Borouchaki and N. Barral, Construction et validation des éléments réduits associés à un carreau simplicial de degré arbitraire, INRIA RR-8571, 2014. [PDF]

Talks and seminars

[1] Framework pour des simulations côtières avec adaptation de maillage anisotrope, Rencontres MathOcéan, Bordeaux, Janvier 2019

[2] Adaptation de maillage anisotrope pour simulations instationnaires, Séminaire Calcul Scientifique et Modélisation, Institut Mathématique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Octobre 2018

[3] Time-accurate anisotropic mesh adaptation for three-dimensional moving mesh problems, AMCG Seminar, Imperial College, London, December 2015.

[4] Adaptation de maillages non structurés pour des problèmes instationnaires, et maillage en géométrie mobile, Groupe de travail "Analyse Numérique et EDP", Ecole Centrale Paris, November 2014

Vulgarisation

[1] P.L. George and N. Barral, Du réel au numérique : la science des maillages, Pint of Science, Paris, May 2015

Theses

[1] N. Barral, Time-accurate anisotropic mesh adaptation for three-dimensional moving mesh problems, PhD Thesis, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 2015. [pdf] Abstract>

[2] N. Barral, Adaptation de maillages en régime instationnaire (Mesh adaptation for unsteady flows), Masters Thesis, Ecole Centrale Paris, 2012. [pdf] Abstract>

Awards

[1] IMR Meshing Contest Award, 23th International Meshing Roundtable, London, October 2014.