Mechanical Engineering
 

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
Fluid dynamics and heat transfer analysis by numerical methods. Theory and implementation of finite difference and finite volume methods.
ME EN
541
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesME EN 312 & ME EN 340; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining ME EN 541
Course Outcomes: 

Numerical Analysis

Understand the fundamental concepts and techniques used in the numerical analysis of fluid flow and heat transfer.

Verification and Validation Practices

Apply computational verification and validation practices for fluid flow and heat transfer codes.

Finite Difference and Control Volume Methods

Solve 1D diffusion and convection-diffusion fluid flow and heat transfer problems using finite difference and control volume methods.

Pressure-Velocity Coupling

Understand concepts of control volume methods for pressure-velocity coupling.

Commercial Codes

Have a necessary foundation for setting up and analyzing fluid flow and heat transfer problems using commercial codes.

Turbulence Closure Problem

Understand the basic concept of the turbulence closure problem and how it leads to turbulence models.