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ME831 Computational Fluid Dynamics

Campus

PNEC

Programs

PG

Session

Spring Semester 2017

Course Title

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Course Code

ME831

Credit Hours

30

PreRequisutes


Course Objectives

Theory and application of Finite Difference, Finite Element and Finite Volume Methods to selected Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Models including full Potential Flow Model, the systems of Euler and NavierStoke's Equations, and Turbulence, Grid Generation Techniques; Lab work related to code writing and commercial CFD software’s

Detail Content

 Langragian and Eulerian decommention, Velocity and stress field, Fluid statics, Fluid Kinematics.
 Reynolds transport theorem, Integral and differential forms of governing equations: mass, momentum and energy conservation equations, NavierStokes equations, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s Equation.
 Exact solutions of NavierStokes Equations ; Couette flows, Poiseuille flows, Fully developed flows in noncircular crosssections, Unsteady flows, Creeping flows.
 Potential Flows ; Revisit of fluid kinematics, Stream and Velocity potential function, Circulation, Irrotational vortex, Basic plane potential flows: Uniform stream; Source and Sink; Vortex flow, Doublet, Superposition of basic plane potential flows, Flow past a circular cylinder, Magnus effect; KuttaJoukowski lift theorem; Concept of lift and drag.
 Laminar Boundary Layers ; Boundary layer equations, Boundary layer thickness, Boundary layer on a flat plate, similarity solutions, Integral form of boundary layer equations, Approximate Methods, Flow separation, Entry flow into a duct.
 Turbulent Flow; Introduction, Fluctuations and timeaveraging, General equations of turbulent flow, Turbulent boundary layer equation, Flat plate turbulent boundary layer, Turbulent pipe flow, Prandtl mixing hypothesis, Turbulence modeling, Free turbulent flows.

Text/Ref Books

 Cengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M.: "Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications", McGraw Hill
 Fox W. Robert, McDonald T. Alan, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 1995.
 Frank M. White, Fluid Mechanics, Tata McGrawHill, Singapore, Sixth Edition, 2008.
 Frank M. White, Viscous Fluid Flow, Third Edition, McGrawHill Series of Mechanical Engineering, 2006.
 John D. Anderson Jr, Modern Compressible Flow with Historical Perspective, McGrawHill, 1990.
 John D. Anderson Jr., Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, McGrawHill, 2005.
 Panton R.L., Incompressible Flow, John Wiley and Sons, 2005.
 Schlichting H., Boundary Layer Theory, Springer Verlag, 2000.
 Batchelor G.K, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, 1983

Time Schedule

Spring Semester 2015

Faculty/Resource Person

Dr Shafiq Ur Rehman Qureshi
PhD (University of Manchester, UK)
Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
Specialization: Computational Fluid Dynamics

