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Old   April 2, 2008, 11:16
Default What's the difference between CFD & FEM-FOR-FLUID?
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Balaaditya Yogendra
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Hi everyone,

I would like to know what is the difference between COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS and FINITE ELEMENT METHOD FOR FLUID?

Which is FUNDAMENTALS and which is ADVANCED?

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Balaaditya
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Old   April 2, 2008, 11:36
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Tony
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CFD refers to any numerical method use to solve fluid flows.

There are several methods to solve flows :

Finite volume method

Finite element method

Boundary element method

Lagrangian method

Discrete element method

etc.
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