Course Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  9103067102016  Computational Fluid Dynamics II  Elective  1  2  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  Understanding the basics of a numerical grid,  3  Have the ability to provide numerical solutions to NavierStokes equations,  4  Have the ability to perform basic postprocessing. 

Mode of Delivery 
Face to Face 
Prerequisites and corequisities 
None 
Recommended Optional Programme Components 
None 
Course Contents 
1. A review of computational fluid dynamics,
2. Grid generation, grid types and variable arrangements,
3. Discretization of the NavierStokes Equations,
4. Pressurevelocity coupling for incompressible fluids,
5. Boundary conditions for NavierStokes equations,
6. SIMPLE algorithm,
7. Postprocessing. 
Weekly Detailed Course Contents 

0  A review of computational fluid dynamics    1  Grid generation, grid types and variable arrangements    2  Discretization of the NavierStokes Equations    3  Discretization of the NavierStokes Equations    4  Pressurevelocity coupling for incompressible fluids    5  Derivation of the pressure correction equation and its discretization    6  Boundary conditions for NavierStokes equations    7  SIMPLE algorithm    8  SIMPLE algorithm    9  SIMPLE algorithm    10  SIMPLE algorithm    11  Midterm exam    12  Basics of postprocessing    13  Basics of postprocessing    14  Basics of postprocessing    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   Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 

Workload Calculation 