
Detailed information 
Original study plan 
Master's programme Mechanical Engineering 2023W 
Objectives 
After successfully engaging with the topics of this course, the students will be able to
 comprehend the structure of partial differential equations representing fluid flow,
 understand different mechanisms in transport phenomena and how those are described by transport equations,
 understand how to discretize transport equations using the finite volume method (FVM),
 understand the solution process of the NavierStokes equations using FVM,
 comprehend turbulence phenomena and different numerical simulation approaches for turbulent flows (DNS, LES and RANS),
 comprehend fundamentals of multiphase flows and numerical simulation approaches (Volume of Fluid Method and EulerianLagrangian Coupling).

Subject 
 Governing equations of fluid mechanics and their mathematical properties
 Finite Volume discretisation
 Application of the discretisation methods to the NavierStokes equations
 Modelling of turbulence
 Modelling of multiphase flows

Criteria for evaluation 
Written and/or oral exam

Methods 
Lecture by means of a script

Language 
German; if requested: English 
Study material 
H. K. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera: An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method (second edition), Pearson 2007. A. Prosperetti, G. Tryggvason: Computational Methods for Multiphase Flows, Cambridge University Press, 2007. F. Durst: Grundlagen der StrÃ¶mungsmechanik, Springer Verlag, 2006. J. H. Ferziger, M. Peric: Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics, Springer Verlag, 1996. St. B. Pope: Turbulent Flows, Cambridge University Press, 2000. J. D. Anderson: Computational Fluid Dynamics, McGrawHill, 1995.

Changing subject? 
No 
Further information 
Accompanying practical training

Earlier variants 
They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from  to) 481VMSSNMSV22: VO Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics (2022W2023S) MEMWHVONMSM: VO Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics (1996W2022S)

