# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS/MM475
 Course Title: COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS Credits 3 ECTS 3 Semester 7 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Turkish
-- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
Prof. Dr. Şenol BAŞKAYA
-- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
-- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
-- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Understanding of the importance of the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) method in engineering problem solving and new product design.
Formation of basic CFD principles.
Evaluation of CFD application areas.
Knowing the position of commercial CFD programs.
Understanding of limitations in CFD applications.

-- MODE OF DELIVERY
Face to face teaching. Teaching using computers. PC laboratory applications.
-- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
-- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT 1. Week INTRODUCTION: Importance of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), General view on problem definition and problem solving in fluid dynamics and heat tran 2. Week COMMERCIAL CFD CODES: How do CFD codes work, Finite volume method, Grid geometry. 3. Week EXAMPLE 1: 1-dimensional heat conduction, Solution file and solution procedure. 4. Week DISCRETIZATION PROCEDURE WITH THE FINITE VOLUME METHOD: 1-dimensional heat conduction, Boundary conditions and source term expressions. 5. Week Boundary source linearization, General rules for the discretization of equations. 6. Week NUMERICAL EXACT SOLUTION OF THE 1-DIMENSIONAL HEAT CONDUCTION PROBLEM: Formulation of governing equations, Formulation of the algebraic equations usin 7. Week MIDTERM EXAM 8. Week Interior cells, boundary cells, Numeric solution using algebraic equations. 9. Week EXAMPLE 2: Laminar flow in a sudden expansion channel, Solution file and solution procedure. 10. Week OTHER CFD METHOD SUBJECTS: Variable cell distributions, Blocking inside the computational domain. 11. Week Relaxation, Convergence and restart, Control of accuracy and validity of CFD solutions. 12. Week EXAMPLE 3: Transient natural convection, Solution file and solution procedure. 13. Week LABORATORY EXAM 14. Week Additional laboratory applications. 15. Week Additional laboratory applications. 16. Week Final Exam