Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 9103067092016 Computational Fluid Dynamics I Elective 1 1 8
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
 1 Understanding the importance of numerical methods in fluid mechanics, 2 Have the ability to provide numerical solutions with the finite difference method, 3 Have the ability to provide solutions to the linear equation systems, 4 Have the ability to provide numerical solutions to unsteady problems. 5 Have 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
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 0 A review of basic concepts of fluid motion 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 Finite difference method 6 Finite difference method 7 Solution of linear equation systems 8 Solution of linear equation systems 9 Methods for unsteady problems 10 Methods for unsteady problems 11 Midterm exam 12 Finite volume method 13 Finite volume method 14 Finite volume method 15 Final 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 Activities Quantity Weight Midterm Examination 1 100 SUM 100 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Final Sınavı 1 100 SUM 100 Term (or Year) Learning Activities 20 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities 80 SUM 100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None