Academic Catalog

IAM763 SPECIAL TOPICS: NUMERICAL SIMULATION IN FLUID DYNAMICS

Course Code: 9700763
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Institute Of Applied Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Description of fluids and flows.Derivation of Navier-Stokes equations (conservation of mass,conservation of momentum and conservation of energy).Numerical treatment of the Navier-stokes equations by finite difference method. Applications:lid driven cavity problem, flow over a backward-facing step,free boundary value problems,heat flow,natural convection with heated lateral wall,. chemical transport.Extension to three-dimensions with examples from environmental,sciences,architecture end engineering.Finite volume method and applications.