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Topics in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Lecturer: 
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Academic Year: 
2018-2019
Period: 
April - June
Duration: 
20 h
Description: 
  • Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, examples.
  • Constitutive laws
  • Incompressible flows. Navier-Stokes equations
  • Numerical methods for potential and thermal flows
  • Boundary layer theory
  • Thermodynamics effects, energy equation, enthalpy and entropy
  • Vorticity equations
  • Introduction to turbulence
  • Numerical methods for viscous flows: steady Stokes equations
  • Stabilization (SUPG) and inf-sup condition
  • Numerical methods for nonlinear viscous flows: steady Navier-Stokes equations (Newton and Fix-Point methods)
  • Discretisation techniques for steady and unsteady Navier-Stokes equations.
  • CFD exercises based on Finite Element Method  by FEniCS project
Location: 
A-005 on 30/04; A-136 on 08/05 and 21/05; A-133 otherwise.

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