How to learn programming a cfd code?
Hi, has anybody an idea where i can find an introduction how to program a cfd code? I do not think about a book like Ferzinger, but a very small program where you can see the idea of finite volume method.
Greetings Peter 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
Try using the book:
An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics : The Finite Volume Method by H. K. Versteeg (Author), W. Malalasekera (Author). It's sort of a kindergarden approach to the subject, with minimal rigor and maximum practicability. 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
Dear Peter
Take Rouch or S. Patankar, make all derivations by your own hand, it will take year or two, and write you owm code. 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
Hi Peter
From my point of view a very good book is by: Michael Griebel, Thomas Dornseifer, Tilman Neunhoeffer Numerical Simulation in Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Introduction (Siam Monographs on Mathematical Modeling and Computation) The book guids you through the basic ideas in writing a CFDcode. All ideas are very well explaned by codelets in C, which makes the book extremely usefull and easy to follow. Topics like; boundaryconditions, complexgeometry, freesurfaceflows and even turbulence is explained using the 2D referencesolver. I believe the book is also available in German (to a much more reasonable price then the SIAM version) Best Matthias 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
hallo dear,
where will i get this book? 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
Ashish,
you can get the book by Griebel from, eg. amazon.com. M. 
Re: How to learn programming a cfd code?
If you already know a suitable language (C++, F77, etc), Then 'Computational Fluid Dynamics' by John Anderson is a good start. By about chapter 5 he has laid out all the basics of CFD, and then does a stepbystep guide to a simple quasi1D program, even showing results after one time step so that you can make a direct comparison. It helped me no end. Steve.

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