We develop a Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD)-Galerkin based Reduced Order Model (ROM) for the efficient numerical simulation of the parametric Navier–Stokes equations in the stream function-vorticity formulation. Unlike previous works, we choose different reduced coefficients for the vorticity and stream function fields. In addition, for parametric studies we use a global POD basis space obtained from a database of time dependent full order snapshots related to sample points in the parameter space. We test the performance of our ROM strategy with the well-known vortex merger benchmark and a more complex case study featuring the geometry of the North Atlantic Ocean. Accuracy and efficiency are assessed for both time reconstruction and physical parametrization.

10aGalerkin projection10aNavier–Stokes equations10aProper orthogonal decomposition10aReduced order model10aStream function-vorticity formulation1 aGirfoglio, Michele1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004579302200164501539nas a2200133 4500008004100000245006800041210006500109490000800174520100800182100002301190700002101213700002101234856015001255 2021 eng d00aA POD-Galerkin reduced order model for a LES filtering approach0 aPODGalerkin reduced order model for a LES filtering approach0 v4363 aWe propose a Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD)-Galerkin based Reduced Order Model (ROM) for an implementation of the Leray model that combines a two-step algorithm called Evolve-Filter (EF) with a computationally efficient finite volume method. The main novelty of the proposed approach relies in applying spatial filtering both for the collection of the snapshots and in the reduced order model, as well as in considering the pressure field at reduced level. In both steps of the EF algorithm, velocity and pressure fields are approximated by using different POD basis and coefficients. For the reconstruction of the pressures fields, we use a pressure Poisson equation approach. We test our ROM on two benchmark problems: 2D and 3D unsteady flow past a cylinder at Reynolds number 0≤Re≤100. The accuracy of the reduced order model is assessed against results obtained with the full order model. For the 2D case, a parametric study with respect to the filtering radius is also presented.

1 aGirfoglio, Michele1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85102138957&doi=10.1016%2fj.jcp.2021.110260&partnerID=40&md5=73115708267e80754f343561c26f474401531nas a2200145 4500008004100000245011100041210006900152300001200221490000700233520104500240100002101285700002101306700002101327856003701348 2020 eng d00aReduced Basis Model Order Reduction for Navier-Stokes equations in domains with walls of varying curvature0 aReduced Basis Model Order Reduction for NavierStokes equations i a119-1260 v343 aWe consider the Navier-Stokes equations in a channel with a narrowing and walls of varying curvature. By applying the empirical interpolation method to generate an affine parameter dependency, the offline-online procedure can be used to compute reduced order solutions for parameter variations. The reduced order space is computed from the steady-state snapshot solutions by a standard POD procedure. The model is discretised with high-order spectral element ansatz functions, resulting in 4752 degrees of freedom. The proposed reduced order model produces accurate approximations of steady-state solutions for a wide range of geometries and kinematic viscosity values. The application that motivated the present study is the onset of asymmetries (i.e., symmetry breaking bifurcation) in blood flow through a regurgitant mitral valve, depending on the Reynolds number and the valve shape. Through our computational study, we found that the critical Reynolds number for the symmetry breaking increases as the wall curvature increases.

1 aHess, Martin, W.1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1901.0370801653nas a2200145 4500008004100000245011300041210007100154300001200225490000700237520104600244100002101290700002101311700002101332856015401353 2020 eng d00aReduced basis model order reduction for Navier–Stokes equations in domains with walls of varying curvature0 aReduced basis model order reduction for Navier–Stokes equations a119-1260 v343 aWe consider the Navier–Stokes equations in a channel with a narrowing and walls of varying curvature. By applying the empirical interpolation method to generate an affine parameter dependency, the offline-online procedure can be used to compute reduced order solutions for parameter variations. The reduced-order space is computed from the steady-state snapshot solutions by a standard POD procedure. The model is discretised with high-order spectral element ansatz functions, resulting in 4752 degrees of freedom. The proposed reduced-order model produces accurate approximations of steady-state solutions for a wide range of geometries and kinematic viscosity values. The application that motivated the present study is the onset of asymmetries (i.e. symmetry breaking bifurcation) in blood flow through a regurgitant mitral valve, depending on the Reynolds number and the valve shape. Through our computational study, we found that the critical Reynolds number for the symmetry breaking increases as the wall curvature increases.

1 aHess, Martin, W.1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85085233294&doi=10.1080%2f10618562.2019.1645328&partnerID=40&md5=e2ed8f24c66376cdc8b5485aa400efb001537nas a2200121 4500008004100000245011600041210006900157520098400226100002001210700002101230700002101251856014301272 2020 eng d00aA reduced order modeling technique to study bifurcating phenomena: Application to the gross-pitaevskii equation0 areduced order modeling technique to study bifurcating phenomena 3 aWe propose a computationally efficient framework to treat nonlinear partial differential equations having bifurcating solutions as one or more physical control parameters are varied. Our focus is on steady bifurcations. Plotting a bifurcation diagram entails computing multiple solutions of a parametrized, nonlinear problem, which can be extremely expensive in terms of computational time. In order to reduce these demanding computational costs, our approach combines a continuation technique and Newton's method with a reduced order modeling (ROM) technique, suitably supplemented with a hyperreduction method. To demonstrate the effectiveness of our ROM approach, we trace the steady solution branches of a nonlinear Schrödinger equation, called the Gross{Pitaevskii equation, as one or two physical parameters are varied. In the two-parameter study, we show that our approach is 60 times faster in constructing a bifurcation diagram than a standard full order method.

1 aPichi, Federico1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85096768803&doi=10.1137%2f20M1313106&partnerID=40&md5=47d6012d10854c2f9a04b9737f87059201419nas a2200121 4500008004100000245010700041210006900148520098100217100002001198700002101218700002101239856003701260 2020 eng d00aA Reduced Order technique to study bifurcating phenomena: application to the Gross-Pitaevskii equation0 aReduced Order technique to study bifurcating phenomena applicati3 aWe propose a computationally efficient framework to treat nonlinear partial differential equations having bifurcating solutions as one or more physical control parameters are varied. Our focus is on steady bifurcations. Plotting a bifurcation diagram entails computing multiple solutions of a parametrized, nonlinear problem, which can be extremely expensive in terms of computational time. In order to reduce these demanding computational costs, our approach combines a continuation technique and Newton's method with a Reduced Order Modeling (ROM) technique, suitably supplemented with a hyper-reduction method. To demonstrate the effectiveness of our ROM approach, we trace the steady solution branches of a nonlinear Schrödinger equation, called Gross-Pitaevskii equation, as one or two physical parameters are varied. In the two parameter study, we show that our approach is 60 times faster in constructing a bifurcation diagram than a standard Full Order Method.

1 aPichi, Federico1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1907.0708201342nas a2200145 4500008004100000245010000041210007100141300001200212490000800224520076800232100002101000700002101021700002101042856013301063 2020 eng d00aA spectral element reduced basis method for navier–stokes equations with geometric variations0 aspectral element reduced basis method for navier–stokes equation a561-5710 v1343 aWe consider the Navier-Stokes equations in a channel with a narrowing of varying height. The model is discretized with high-order spectral element ansatz functions, resulting in 6372 degrees of freedom. The steady-state snapshot solutions define a reduced order space through a standard POD procedure. The reduced order space allows to accurately and efficiently evaluate the steady-state solutions for different geometries. In particular, we detail different aspects of implementing the reduced order model in combination with a spectral element discretization. It is shown that an expansion in element-wise local degrees of freedom can be combined with a reduced order modelling approach to enhance computational times in parametric many-query scenarios.

1 aHess, Martin, W.1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.math.sissa.it/publication/spectral-element-reduced-basis-method-navier%E2%80%93stokes-equations-geometric-variations01763nas a2200145 4500008004100000245010400041210006900145300001000214490000800224520128300232100002301515700002101538700002101559856003701580 2019 eng d00aA Finite Volume approximation of the Navier-Stokes equations with nonlinear filtering stabilization0 aFinite Volume approximation of the NavierStokes equations with n a27-450 v1873 aWe consider a Leray model with a nonlinear differential low-pass filter for the simulation of incompressible fluid flow at moderately large Reynolds number (in the range of a few thousands) with under-refined meshes. For the implementation of the model, we adopt the three-step algorithm Evolve-Filter-Relax (EFR). The Leray model has been extensively applied within a Finite Element (FE) framework. Here, we propose to combine the EFR algorithm with a computationally efficient Finite Volume (FV) method. Our approach is validated against numerical data available in the literature for the 2D flow past a cylinder and against experimental measurements for the 3D fluid flow in an idealized medical device, as recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. We will show that for similar levels of mesh refinement FV and FE methods provide significantly different results. Through our numerical experiments, we are able to provide practical directions to tune the parameters involved in the model. Furthermore, we are able to investigate the impact of mesh features (element type, non-orthogonality, local refinement, and element aspect ratio) and the discretization method for the convective term on the agreement between numerical solutions and experimental data.

1 aGirfoglio, Michele1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1901.0525101886nas a2200145 4500008004100000245010400041210006900145300001000214490000800224520128700232100002301519700002101542700002101563856015601584 2019 eng d00aA Finite Volume approximation of the Navier-Stokes equations with nonlinear filtering stabilization0 aFinite Volume approximation of the NavierStokes equations with n a27-450 v1873 aWe consider a Leray model with a nonlinear differential low-pass filter for the simulation of incompressible fluid flow at moderately large Reynolds number (in the range of a few thousands) with under-refined meshes. For the implementation of the model, we adopt the three-step algorithm Evolve-Filter-Relax (EFR). The Leray model has been extensively applied within a Finite Element (FE) framework. Here, we propose to combine the EFR algorithm with a computationally efficient Finite Volume (FV) method. Our approach is validated against numerical data available in the literature for the 2D flow past a cylinder and against experimental measurements for the 3D fluid flow in an idealized medical device, as recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. We will show that for similar levels of mesh refinement FV and FE methods provide significantly different results. Through our numerical experiments, we are able to provide practical directions to tune the parameters involved in EFR algorithm. Furthermore, we are able to investigate the impact of mesh features (element type, non-orthogonality, local refinement, and element aspect ratio) and the discretization method for the convective term on the agreement between numerical solutions and experimental data.

1 aGirfoglio, Michele1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi uhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85065471890&doi=10.1016%2fj.compfluid.2019.05.001&partnerID=40&md5=c982371b5b5d4b5664a676902aaa60f402395nas a2200169 4500008004100000245008400041210006900125300001200194490000800206520175700214100002101971700002101992700002102013700002102034700002002055856015002075 2019 eng d00aA localized reduced-order modeling approach for PDEs with bifurcating solutions0 alocalized reducedorder modeling approach for PDEs with bifurcati a379-4030 v3513 aReduced-order modeling (ROM) commonly refers to the construction, based on a few solutions (referred to as snapshots) of an expensive discretized partial differential equation (PDE), and the subsequent application of low-dimensional discretizations of partial differential equations (PDEs) that can be used to more efficiently treat problems in control and optimization, uncertainty quantification, and other settings that require multiple approximate PDE solutions. Although ROMs have been successfully used in many settings, ROMs built specifically for the efficient treatment of PDEs having solutions that bifurcate as the values of input parameters change have not received much attention. In such cases, the parameter domain can be subdivided into subregions, each of which corresponds to a different branch of solutions. Popular ROM approaches such as proper orthogonal decomposition (POD), results in a global low-dimensional basis that does not respect the often large differences in the PDE solutions corresponding to different subregions. In this work, we develop and test a new ROM approach specifically aimed at bifurcation problems. In the new method, the k-means algorithm is used to cluster snapshots so that within cluster snapshots are similar to each other and are dissimilar to those in other clusters. This is followed by the construction of local POD bases, one for each cluster. The method also can detect which cluster a new parameter point belongs to, after which the local basis corresponding to that cluster is used to determine a ROM approximation. Numerical experiments show the effectiveness of the method both for problems for which bifurcation cause continuous and discontinuous changes in the solution of the PDE.

1 aHess, Martin, W.1 aAlla, Alessandro1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi1 aGunzburger, Max uhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85064313505&doi=10.1016%2fj.cma.2019.03.050&partnerID=40&md5=8b095034b9e539995facc7ce7bafa9e902128nas a2200169 4500008004100000245008400041210006900125300001200194490000800206520160300214100002101817700002101838700002101859700002101880700002001901856003701921 2019 eng d00aA Localized Reduced-Order Modeling Approach for PDEs with Bifurcating Solutions0 aLocalized ReducedOrder Modeling Approach for PDEs with Bifurcati a379-4030 v3513 aReduced-order modeling (ROM) commonly refers to the construction, based on a few solutions (referred to as snapshots) of an expensive discretized partial differential equation (PDE), and the subsequent application of low-dimensional discretizations of partial differential equations (PDEs) that can be used to more efficiently treat problems in control and optimization, uncertainty quantification, and other settings that require multiple approximate PDE solutions. In this work, a ROM is developed and tested for the treatment of nonlinear PDEs whose solutions bifurcate as input parameter values change. In such cases, the parameter domain can be subdivided into subregions, each of which corresponds to a different branch of solutions. Popular ROM approaches such as proper orthogonal decomposition (POD), results in a global low-dimensional basis that does no respect not take advantage of the often large differences in the PDE solutions corresponding to different subregions. Instead, in the new method, the k-means algorithm is used to cluster snapshots so that within cluster snapshots are similar to each other and are dissimilar to those in other clusters. This is followed by the construction of local POD bases, one for each cluster. The method also can detect which cluster a new parameter point belongs to, after which the local basis corresponding to that cluster is used to determine a ROM approximation. Numerical experiments show the effectiveness of the method both for problems for which bifurcation cause continuous and discontinuous changes in the solution of the PDE.

1 aHess, Martin, W.1 aAlla, Alessandro1 aQuaini, Annalisa1 aRozza, Gianluigi1 aGunzburger, Max uhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1807.0885102413nas a2200205 4500008004100000245015800041210006900199260001200268300000800280490000800288520159500296653004301891653002501934653002301959653003401982100002102016700002102037700002102058856012802079 2017 eng d00aComputational reduction strategies for the detection of steady bifurcations in incompressible fluid-dynamics: Applications to Coanda effect in cardiology0 aComputational reduction strategies for the detection of steady b c09/2017 a5570 v3443 aWe focus on reducing the computational costs associated with the hydrodynamic stability of solutions of the incompressible Navier–Stokes equations for a Newtonian and viscous fluid in contraction–expansion channels. In particular, we are interested in studying steady bifurcations, occurring when non-unique stable solutions appear as physical and/or geometric control parameters are varied. The formulation of the stability problem requires solving an eigenvalue problem for a partial differential operator. An alternative to this approach is the direct simulation of the flow to characterize the asymptotic behavior of the solution. Both approaches can be extremely expensive in terms of computational time. We propose to apply Reduced Order Modeling (ROM) techniques to reduce the demanding computational costs associated with the detection of a type of steady bifurcations in fluid dynamics. The application that motivated the present study is the onset of asymmetries (i.e., symmetry breaking bifurcation) in blood flow through a regurgitant mitral valve, depending on the Reynolds number and the regurgitant mitral valve orifice shape.