CFD Course Syllabus

  • COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS(CFD)– COURSE SYLLABUS

    1. GOVERNING EQUATIONS, FINITE DIFFERENCE METHOD AND GRIDS
    2. Classification, Conventional and Integral form.Initial and Boundary conditions, Intial and Boundary value problems, Finite difference method, Central, Forward, Backward difference, Numerical Errors, Stability, Consistency, Uniform and non-uniform grids, Grid Independence Test.

    3. NUMERICAL METHODS FOR CONDUCTION HEAT TRANSFER
    4. Steady one-dimensional conduction, two and three dimensional steady problem, transient one-dimensional and two-dimensional transient problems

    5. NUMERICAL METHODS FOR INCOMPRESSIBLE FLUID FLOW
    6. Governing Equations – Primitive variable method, Stream Function – Vorticity method, Determination of pressure for viscous flow, SIMPLE Procedure of Patankar and Spalding, Computation of Jet flow (Boundary Layer Flow) – Finite Volume approach.

    7. NUMERICAL METHODS FOR CONVECTION HEAT TRANSFER
    8. Steady one-dimensional and two-dimensional Convection-Diffusion, Unsteady one-dimensional convection-Diffusion, Unsteady two-dimensional convection-Diffusion.

    9. FEM AND TURBULENCE MODELS
    10. Introduction to Finite Element Method, Solution of steady state heat conduction by FEM, Simulation of Incompressible flow by FEM.

      Classification of Turbulent Models, Turbulent boundary layer heat transfer, Mixing Length concept, Algebraic Models-One equation model, K-ε Model, Standard and High and Low Reynolds number model, Prediction of fluid flow and heat transfer using standard codes.

      Total: 60 Hours

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