Title: Numerical methods and Computational Fluid Dynamics
Points: 7,5 hp
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of fluid mechanics. Basic numerical methods and Matlab programming.
Examiner: Hans Åkerstedt, Professor
Division of Fluid and Experimental Mechanics
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Objectives: After completing the course the student should have
- A knowledge about numerical techniques used in fluid dynamics such as Finite volume methods (FVM), Finite difference methods (FDM), Finite element methods (FEM) and Spectral methods.
- Skills to implement the methods and develop a MATLAB code for a realistic fluid dynamic problem
- A knowledge in using commercial CFD codes
Contents: The course is divided into
- Numerical methods
Review of numerical methods of special importance in CFD such as solution of linear algebraic equations , numerical differentiation-finite differences and numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.
- Computational fluid dynamics
Numerical solution of partial differential equations using finite differences. Fundamentals of the finite element method. Finite volume methodology.
- Commercial codes Ansys-CFX, Comsol.
Examination: Report on the assignments. Oral presentation of assignment.
Literature: Fundamental of Engineering Numerical Analysis, 2nd Edition, P. Moin, Cambridge University Press.
Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method”, 2nd Edition, H.K. Versteeg, W. Malalasekara, Pearson Education Limited.
Time: Preliminary start of numerical part 170124. Meetings once a week 5 occasions
The CFD part will be concentrated to week 13/3-17/3 2017.