Numerische Methoden der Thermofluiddynamik II



Time and place:

  • Thu 12:15-13:45, Room KS II

Fields of study

  • WF CBI-MA from SEM 1
  • WPF CE-MA-TA-TFD from SEM 1
  • WF MB-MA from SEM 1
  • WF LSE-MA from SEM 1
  • WPF CEN-MA from SEM 1

Prerequisites / Organizational information

  • Fluid Mechanics I,II / Stömungsmechanik I,II

  • NMTFD I (suggested / empfohlen)

*Due to corona virus precautionary measures all activities within NMTFDII:
  • lecture (Wednesday: 16:15-17:45 o’clock)

  • tutorial (Tuesday: 10:15-11:45 o’clock)

  • practical (Monday: 10:15-11:45 o’clock)

will be hold online via Zoom or video files until further notice.*
Further details will be given during the first lecture on 22.04.2020 (16:15-17:45 o’clock). This lecture will be organized via Zoom. Please establish your own FAU account, see for example:
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1. Curvilinear grids
2. Turbulent flows
3. Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS)
4. Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes equations (RANS)
5. Large Eddy Simulation (LES)
6. Particulate and multiphase flows
7. Fluid-structure Interaction
8. Flows in porous media

The students

  • Know how to solve CFD problems in curvilinear grids

  • Understand the main properties of turbulent flows

  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of widely used simulation models of turbulence

  • Select the appropriate model and boundary equations for a given application

  • Be able to perform turbulence and complex flows simulations with OpenFOAM

  • Work in team and write a report describing the results and significance of a simulation of turbulent flow

Recommended Literature

H. Ferziger, M. Peric, Numerische Strömungsmechanik, Spinger, 2008

Additional information

Expected participants: 25