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Industry Oriented Course on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Date:Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 6:36 p.m.

We offer following courses to the Students of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering,we are located in Bangalore.

1. Industry oriented course on Computational Fluid Dynamics

Duration : 120 Hours, classes on Saturday and Sunday, Five Lecture hours per week

Visit our website contact us:Mobile : +91 9916266179

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1. Introduction to CFD

Navier Stokes equations and its simplified forms, discussion on their physical meaning and formulation. Basic aspects of discretisation schemes, finite difference methods and finite volume methods. Application of finite volume methods to simple equations like one dimensional steady state conduction equation and there by demonstrating how a CFD software works, impact of grid size on accuracy of results, solution matrix Etc. Stability, convergence and consistency aspects,CFL condition.

Pressure correction techniques (Simple and simpler algorithms), compressible and incompressible solvers, detailed explanation of all types of boundary conditions and their importance in CFD analysis, Descritisation techniques like upwind methods- First order and second order, Quick methods and Power law. Relaxation parameters. Grid generation : Structured and unstructured grid generation, Mesh quality parameters and their impact on numerical solution

2. Turbulence Models

Reynolds averaged Navier stokes (RANS) Equations, K-epsilon model, Spalart allmaras model, near wall flow modeling, wall functions.

3. Aerodynamics

Introduction, Airfoil nomenclature,Lift,Drag and moment coefficients, Airfoil data, Infinite and finite wings, Pressure coefficient,Compressibilty correction for lift coefficient,Crtitical Mach number and critical pressure coefficients, Drag divergence mach number, Wave drag at supersonic speeds, summary of airfoil drag, calculation of induced drag, change in lift slope, swept wings, Mechanisms for higher lift.

4. Gas dynamics

Introduction , velocity of sound and mach number , Compressibility effects , basic equations for steady one dimensional compressible flow of a perfect gas in a duct ,Isentropic flow in a duct of varying area ,Friction less flow in a constant area duct with heat transfer , adiabatic flow in a constant area duct with friction , plane normal shock waves , isentropic two dimensional supersonic expansion and compression.

5. Introduction to Propulsion :

Basic Propulsion equation, Propulsion concepts for Turbojet engine, Turbofan engine, Turboprop engine and rocket engine.Gasturbine cycles.

6. Engineering Heat Transfer

Significance of heat transfer in engineering design. Conduction : Heat conduction equation, boundary conditions, thermal resistance and thermal contact resistance. Free convection : laminar free convection, effect of turbulence on free convection, external free convection flows and free convection in enclosures. Forced Convection : Velocity boundary layer, thermal boundary layer, significance of heat transfer coefficient, local and average convective heat transfer coefficient, convective heat transfer correlations in internal and external flows. Radiation : Physical mechanism, radiation intensity, radiation properties, concept of black body, radiation shape factor, radiation shield, gas radiation

7. CFD analysis projects on Aerodynamics and Heat transfer using commercially available 3D CFD softwares.

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