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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code AE625
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 – time integration schemes – isentropic flow through CD nozzle – simulation of shockwave formation – incompressible Navier–Stokes equations and their solution algorithms – basics of grid generation

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).

2. Pletcher, R. H., Tannehill, J. C., and Anderson, D. A., Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, 3rd ed., Taylor & Francis (2011).

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

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

5. Patankar, S. V., Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Hemisphere Pub. Corporation (1980).

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

7. Roache, P. J., Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Hermosa Publishers (1998).

8. Fletcher, C. A. J., Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics 1: Fundamental and General Techniques, 2nd ed., Springer (1996).