# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS/ME475
 Course Title: COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS Credits 3 ECTS 5 Course Semester 7 Type of The Course Elective
COURSE INFORMATION
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-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
English
-- COURSE OBJECTIVES
-- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
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.
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE 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 7. Week NUMERICAL EXACT SOLUTION OF THE 1-DIMENSIONAL HEAT CONDUCTION PROBLEM: Formulation of governing equations, Formulation of the algebraic equations 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 Additional laboratory applications with PHOENICS. 14. Week Additional laboratory applications with FloEFD. 15. Week Final 16. Week Final
-- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
-- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 Quantity Total Weighting (%) Midterm Exams 1 30 Assignment 0 0 Application 0 0 Projects 1 30 Practice 0 0 Quiz 0 0 Percent of In-term Studies 60 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score 40