Computational fluid dynamics

Draft of subject contents 

Potential flow mathematical modeling. Finite difference and finite element numerical methods. 2D flow round profile and 2D flow through grill. Viscous fluid flow. Navier-Stokes equation. Finite volume method. Laminar and turbulent pipe flow and step flow. Turbulent models. Pipe networks. Cross-Hardy method. Transient flow. Waterhammer modeling. Numerical modeling. Free surface flow – waves. Viscous flow with convective heat transfer. Porous media flow. Non-Newtonian fluid flow. 

Developing of general and specific competences (knowledge and skills) 

Knoledge: Basic CFD knoledge. Engineering practice problem definition and modeling. Skills: Relevant method application in fluid flow problem solving. Specialized software use. 

Forms of tuition performing and manner of knowledge checking 

Tuition performing: lectures, exercises, independent work, and consultations. Manner of knowledge checking: class participation, seminar paper. 

List of literature needed for studies and sitting for an examination 

List of literature that is recommended as supplemental 

ECTS credits attributed to subject and corresponding explanation 

6 ECTS. Lecture attendence 30%, exercise attendence 30%, seminar paper writing 40%. Project is being provided with value of 6 ECTS credits. 

Manner of sitting for an examination 

Seminar paper.

Manner of quality inspection and efficiency of subject performing 

Control of the regularity of class performing and  attendance. Continuous dialog with students and inquires about course. Quality control of seminar papers. 

Prerequisites for subject enrolling

Attended lectures of Fluid Mechanics. 


Simple Sod shock tube calculator
24. 11. 2016.
Jerko Škifić
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