Numerical approximations of flow induced vibrations of vocal folds
Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Dep. of Technical Mathematics, Karlovo nám. 13, Praha 2, Czech Republic
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Published online: 12 May 2017
The paper focus on mathematical modelling of incompressible fluid flow interacting with vibrations of an elastic vocal fold. The flow in moving domain is modelled by the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations written in the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) form. The channel geometry is an approximation of the human glottal region. The flow model is coupled with a simplified structure model. The problem is mathematically described and the resulting fluid-structure interaction problem is discretized by a stabilized finite element method. A strong coupling algorithm is applied for solution of the coupled fluid-structure problem. The choice of boundary conditions is discussed, particularly the choice of different artificial inlet/outlet boundary conditions is described in details. The numerical results are shown.
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