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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE468
Subject Title Computational Fluid Dynamics


Mathematical models for fluid dynamics – classification of partial differential equations – discretization methods – finite difference formulation – numerical solution of elliptic equations – linear system of algebraic equations – numerical solution of parabolic equations – stability analysis – numerical solution of hyperbolic equations – finite volume method – Burgers equation – time integration schemes – incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and their solution algorithms.

Text Books

1.Hirsch, C., Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows: The Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. I, 2nd ed., Butterworth-Heinemann (2007).


1. Tannehill, J. C., Anderson, D. A., and Pletcher, R. H., Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, 2nd ed., Taylor & Francis (1997).

2. Hoffmann, K. A. and Chiang, S. T., Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineers, 4th ed., Engineering Education Systems (2000).

3. Anderson, J. D., Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Basics with Applications, McGraw- Hill (1995).

4. Patankar, S. V., Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Hemisphere (1980).

5. Ferziger, J. H. and Peri´c, M., Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics, 3rd ed., Springer (2002).