ALE and CFD Options

Block Format Keyword ALE and CFD options used to activate ALE formulation or Eulerian formulation for a given material law.

Besides the ALE materials (LAW11, LAW18, LAW20, LAW26, LAW37, LAW51 and LAW151), with /ALE/MAT the following material laws can also be used in /ALE/EULER analysis: LAW2, LAW3, LAW4, LAW5, LAW6, LAW10, LAW11, LAW16, LAW21, LAW37, LAW41, LAW46, LAW49, LAW51, and LAW151.

The Eulerian formulation is classical in fluid mechanics.