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Course description 1998/99

2D1280 Computational Fluid Dynamics

KTH credits

4
Lectures
24
Level
D
Tutorials
-
Grading, KTH
U, 3, 4, 5
Lab work
12
Compulsory for
-


Elective for
E, F, T
Periods
1
Language
Swedish; if requested in English
Web info
www.nada.kth.se/kurser/kth/2D1280
Coordinator

Jesper Oppelstrup, +46 - 8 - 790 6228, jespero@nada.kth.se

Abstract

An advanced course in numerical methods focusing on computational fluid dynamics.

Goals

The goal of the course is to give the students

so that they will Syllabus

Conservation laws: the equations of Euler and Navier-Stokes. Different levels of approximation. Mathematical properties of hyperbolic systems. Shocks, the Rankine-Hugoniot shock relations, turbulence models, boundary layers. Finite approximations. Consistency, stability, convergence, artificial vicosity. Grid generation. Modern high-resolution methods: upstream, Godunov, TVD, and ENO.

Computer exercises with methods for the Euler equations in 1D and different approximations in 2D.

Prerequisites

One of the second courses in numerical methods 2D1220-2D1225, 2D1250-2D1260, 2D1266 and a course in computer science or programming (e.g. 2D1341, 2D1342).

Follow-up

Please discuss with the instructor.

Examination

A written examination (TEN1; 2 cr.).
Computer assignments (LAB1; 2 cr.).

Course material

Reading list available at the department. In 97/98 J.D. Anderson, jr., Computational fluid dynamics, McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Link to course description 1997/98

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