Computational fluid dynamics 411

Module code MKM 411
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

A fast review of partial differential equations, introduction to continuum mechanics, continuity equation, momentum equation, Navier- Stokes equation, energy equation, boundary conditions in thermal fluid systems, finite difference method, linear and non-linear partial differential equations, introduction to finite volume method (FVM), FVM for diffusion problems, FVM for convection-diffusion problems, introduction to pressure-velocity coupling in FVM, SIMPLE algorithm, introduction to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software packages and their abilities, using CFD commercial software packages to solve thermal-fluid engineering problems.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites (MTV 310), (MKM 321)
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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