Annual Research Briefs 2008
 Preface
 A probabilistic framework for highspeed flow simulations.
R. Pecnik, P. Constantine, F. Ham and G. Iaccarino
 Breaking the curse of dimensionality for a class of PDEs with stochastic inputs.
A. Doostan and G. Iaccarino
 A rational interpolation scheme with superpolynomial rate of convergence.
Q. Wang, P. Moin and G. Iaccarino
 Minimal repetition dynamic checkpointing algorithm for unsteady adjoint calculation.
Q. Wang and P. Moin
 Application of data assimilationmethods to a dynamo model with turbulent magnetic helicity.
I. N. Kitiashvili, A. G. Kosovichev, T. Bewley, J. Cessna and C. Colburn
 An immersed boundary method for numerical simulations of boundary layers with roughness.
O. Marxen and G. Iaccarino
 Direct numerical simulation of canonical shock/turbulence interaction.
J. Larsson
 Spurious oscillations and conservation errors in interfacecapturing schemes.
E. Johnsen
 Numerical errors generated in simulations of slowly moving shocks.
E. Johnsen and S. K. Lele
 Largeeddy simulation of jet mixing in a supersonic turbulent crossflow.
S. Kawai and S. K. Lele
 Dimensional reduction approach to shockcapturing.
P. Stinis
 Analysis of the FIRE II flight experiment by means of a collisional radiative model.
T. E. Magin, M. Panesi, A. Bourdon and A. Bultel
 Gridindependent largeeddy simulation using explicit filtering.
S. T. Bose, P. Moin and D. You
 A dynamic globalcoefficient subgridscale model for compressible turbulence in complex geometries.
D. You and P. Moin
 Modeling of the subfilter scalar dissipation rate.
G. Balarac, V. Raman and H. Pitsch
 Analysis of the entire surge cycle of a multistage highspeed compressor.
S. Teramoto
 Largeeddy simulation analysis of turbulent combustion in a gas turbine engine combustor.
D. You, F. Ham and P. Moin
 DNS of a buoyancydominated turbulent flow using an immersed boundary method.
S. Kang, G. Iaccarino and F. Ham
 Largeeddy simulation of a turbulent buoyant helium plume.
G. Blanquart and H. Pitsch
 DNS of droplet evaporation and combustion in a swirling combustor.
K. Luo, O. Desjardins and H. Pitsch
 Radiationspray coupling for realistic flow configurations.
H. ElAsrag and H. Pitsch
 Numerical simulation of scalar dispersion downstream of a square obstacle.
R. Rossi and G. Iaccarino
 Prediction of sound generated by complex flows at low Mach number regimes.
Y. Khalighi, A. Mani, F. Ham and P. Moin
 Detailed modeling of combustion noise using a hydrodynamic/acoustic splitting model.
A. Giauque and H. Pitsch
 Combustion noise modeling using compressible simulations.
A. L. Birbaud and H. Pitsch
 Improved scalar transport for unstructured finite volume methods using simplex superposition.
F. Ham
 Simulations of vortexdominated flows: adaptive vorticity confinement vs. rotationalform upwinding.
S. Hahn and G. Iaccarino
 Phase transition approach to detecting singularities of PDEs.
P. Stinis
 Entry length requirements for direct simulations of turbulent boundary layers
J. Jimenez, M. P. Simens, S. Hoyas and Y. Mizuno
 On wellbalanced schemes for nonequilibrium flow with stiff source terms.
W. Wang, C.W. Shu, H. C. Yee and B. Sjogreen
 Largeactivationenergy theory for premixed combustion under the influence of enthalpy fluctuations in the oncoming mixture. Part I: general formulation.
X. Wu and P. Moin
 Largeactivationenergy theory for premixed combustion under the influence of enthalpy fluctuations in the oncoming mixture. Part II: applications.
X. Wu and P. Moin
 Direct numerical simulation of soot formation in turbulent nonpremixed flames.
F. Bisetti, G. Blanquart and H. Pitsch
 Detailed simulations of primary breakup of turbulent liquid jets in crossflow.
M. G. Pai, O. Desjardins and H. Pitsch
 A level set based method for calculating flux densities in twophase flows.
M. Raessi
 Largeeddy simulation of an evaporating and reacting spray.
T. Lederlin and H. Pitsch
 Diffuseinterface modeling of liquidvapor phase separation in a van der Waals fluid.
A. G. Lamorgese and R. Mauri
 Signatures of emerging subsurface structures in the Sun.
T. Hartlep, A. G. Kosovichev, J. Zhao and N. N. Mansour
 Appendix: Center for Turbulence Research 2008 Roster

