Computational Fluid Dynamics: Principles And Applications

Other | December 20, 2005

byJiri Blazek, Jiri Blazek

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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is an important design tool in engineering and also a substantial research tool in various physical sciences as well as in biology.

The objective of this book is to provide university students with a solid foundation for understanding the numerical methods employed in today's CFD and to familiarise them with modern CFD codes by hands-on experience. It is also intended for engineers and scientists starting to work in the field of CFD or for those who apply CFD codes. Due to the detailed index, the text can serve as a reference handbook too.
Each chapter includes an extensive bibliography, which provides an excellent basis for further studies.

The accompanying companion website contains the sources of 1-D and 2-D Euler and Navier-Stokes flow solvers (structured and unstructured) as well as of grid generators. Provided are also tools for Von Neumann stability analysis of 1-D model equations. Finally, the companion website includes the source code of a dedicated visualisation software with graphical user interface.

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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is an important design tool in engineering and also a substantial research tool in various physical sciences as well as in biology.The objective of this book is to provide university students with a solid foundation for understanding the numerical methods employed in today's CFD and to familiarise the...

Jiri Blazek received his MSc in Aerospace Engineering from the Institute of Technology in Aachen, Germany in 1989. He continued his research at the German Aerospace Center, DLR, and in 1995 obtained his PhD in Aerospace Engineering, focusing on CFD methods for high-speed flows, from the University of Braunschweig, Germany. Following th...

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Format:OtherDimensions:496 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 20, 2005Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080529674

ISBN - 13:9780080529677

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Governing Equations
3. Principles of Solution of the Governing Equations
4. Structured Finite Volume Schemes
5. Unstructured Finite Volume Schemes
6. Temporal Discretisation
7. Turbulence Modelling
8. Boundary Conditions
9. Acceleration Techniques
10. Consistency, Accuracy and Stability
11. Principles of Grid Generation
12. Description of the Source Codes