[ 245VMBSENTP20 ] PR Introduction to numerical thermofluid mechanics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Mechatronics Michael Krieger 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Mechanical Engineering 2020W
Objectives Introduction to the discretization of the transport equations of thermo-fluid dynamics by means of basic examples; Solution of simple numerical examples
  • Introduction of convection- and diffusion equations
  • Discretization of 1D-equations using finite differences
  • Discretization of 1D-equations using finite volumes
  • Examples for well posed- and ill-posed problems
  • Introduction to numerical error analysis
  • Solution of a simple two-dimensional flow problem
Criteria for evaluation Evaluation of homework examples
Methods Guided examples, individual homework examples
Language German
Study material
  • Versteeg H.K., Malalasekera W.: An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics. Pearson, Second Edition, 2007
  • Hirsch C., Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows, Volume 1, Butterworth-Heinemann, Second Edition, 2007
  • Tannehill J.C., Anderson D.A., Pletcher R.H.: Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer. Taylor & Francis, Second Edition, 1997
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 10
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence