Course
code ME 465
credit_hours 3
title Computational Fluid Dynamics
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prequisites ME 461 and ME 431
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Introduction – The finite difference method (FDM) – Solution of fluid flow problems using FDM with MATLAB – The finite element method (FEM) - Solution of fluid flow problems using FEM with MATLAB (PDE Tool) – The finite volume method (FVM) - Solution of fluid flow problems using FVM with MATLAB – Thermofluid problems using the FVM with FLUENT software.
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objectives The course enables the student to study, analyze and present various problems in the field of thermofluids by the aid of various computer software.
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ref. books Ferziger J.H. & Peric M. "Computational Methods for fluid Dynamics", Springer Verlag, 1999. Versteeg H. & Malalasekera W. " An introduction to computational fluid dynamics (The finite volume method) ", McGraw Hill, 1995. Mathews J.H. & Fink K.D. "Numerical methods using MATLAB" , Prentice Hall, 1999.
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textbook Computational Fluid Dynamics Lecture notes
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Course Content
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1 Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics.
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2 The Finite Difference Method (FDM).
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3 The Finite Difference Method (FDM) (Cont.)
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4 Solution of inviscid flow problems using the FDM with MATLAB.
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5 Solution of viscous flow problems using the FDM with MATLAB.
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6 The Finite Element Method (FEM).
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7 Solution of fluid flow problems using the FEM with MATLAB (PDE Tool) - Quiz.
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8 Solution of fluid flow problems using the FEM with MATLAB (PDE Tool) (Cont.)
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9 The Finite Volume Method (FVM)
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10 Solution of fluid flow problems using the FVM with MATLAB
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11 Solution of fluid flow problems using the FVM with MATLAB (Cont.)
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12 Thermofluid problems using the software FLUENT - Quiz
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13 Mesh Generation using the Software Gambit.
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14 Examples using the FLUENT solver.
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15 Examples using the FLUENT solver(Cont.)
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16 Final Exam.
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