An Introduction To Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Finite Volume Method

Paperback | January 1, 2007

byH. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera

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This established, leading textbook, is suitable for courses in CFD. The new edition covers new techniques and methods, as well as considerable expansion of the advanced topics and applications (from one to four chapters).

 

This book presents the fundamentals of computational fluid mechanics for the novice user. It provides a thorough yet user-friendly introduction to the governing equations and boundary conditions of viscous fluid flows, turbulence and its modelling, and the finite volume method of solving flow problems on computers.

 

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This established, leading textbook, is suitable for courses in CFD. The new edition covers new techniques and methods, as well as considerable expansion of the advanced topics and applications (from one to four chapters).   This book presents the fundamentals of computational fluid mechanics for the novice user. It provides a thoroug...

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The use of Computational Fluid Dynamics to simulate and predict fluid flows, heat transfer and associated phenomena continues to grow throughout many engineering disciplines. On the back of ever more powerful computers and graphical user interfaces CFD provides engineers with a reliable tool to assist in the design of industrial equipm...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pages, 9.7 × 7.4 × 1.3 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131274988

ISBN - 13:9780131274983

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Introduction

Chapter 2    Conservation laws of fluid motion and their boundary conditions

Chapter 3     Turbulence and its modelling

Chapter 4     The finite volume method for diffusion problems

Chapter 5     The finite volume method for convection-diffusion problems

Chapter 6      Solution algorithms for pressure-velocity coupling in steady flows

Chapter 7      Solution of systems of discretised equations

Chapter 8      The finite volume method for unsteady flows

Chapter 9       Implementation of boundary conditions

Chapter 10     Uncertainty in CFD modelling

Chapter 11     Methods for dealing with complex geometries

Chapter 12     CFD modelling of combustion

Chapter 13      Numerical calculation of radiative heat transfer

Appendices   

References

Index