Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103067092016Computational Fluid Dynamics IElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to help students understand the fundamental concepts of the numerical solution of fluid mechanics problems and gain the ability to implement these concepts.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Utku ŞENTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the importance of numerical methods in fluid mechanics,
2Have the ability to provide numerical solutions with the finite difference method,
3Have the ability to provide solutions to the linear equation systems,
4Have the ability to provide numerical solutions to unsteady problems.
5Have the ability to provide numerical solutions with the finite volume method.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1. A review of basic concepts of fluid motion, 2. Classification and properties of numerical solution methods, 3. Classification of partial differential equations, 4. Finite difference method, 5. Solution of linear equation systems, 6. Methods for unsteady problems, 7. Finite volume method.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0A review of basic concepts of fluid motion
1A review of basic concepts of fluid motion
2Classification and properties of numerical solution methods
3Classification of partial differential equations
4Finite difference method
5Finite difference method
6Finite difference method
7Solution of linear equation systems
8Solution of linear equation systems
9Methods for unsteady problems
10Methods for unsteady problems
11Midterm exam
12Finite volume method
13Finite volume method
14Finite volume method
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Ferziger, Joel H., and M. Perić. Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics. Berlin: Springer, 2002. 2. Kajishima, T. and Taira, K. Computational Fluid Dynamics: Incompressible Turbulent Flows. Springer, 2017. 3. Hoffmann, Klaus A., and Steve T. Chiang. Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers. Wichita, Kan.: Engineering Education System, 1993. 4. Versteeg, H. K., and W. Malalasekera. An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method. Harlow, Essex, England: New York, 1995.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Homework Problems14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14570
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)238
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