This work was a good opportunity to get used to starCD, a widespread industrial code,  and to be faced with a challenging CFD problem.
We find that StarCD is a powerful tool with short computation time, user-friendly output possibilities. The main difficulty was to use efficiently the three windows system.

Two points have to be taken into account when the sliding mesh method is used:

Our manual starCD4 gives useful tips to master this technique.

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