Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8826040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 数値流体力学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Computational Fluid Dynamics
ムツダ ヒデミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon5-6:ENG 108
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture and programing 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students  
Keywords Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) , Grid based method, Particle based method, Navier-Stokes Equation, Turbulence model   
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Vehicle and Environmental Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid mechanics: Technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics relating to vehicle and environmental engineering.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid mechanics: The ability to use technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics to solve issues relating to vehicle and environmental engineering. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Computational Fluid Dynamics is the simulation of fluids engineering systems using modeling (mathematical physical problem formulation) and numerical methods (discretization methods, solvers, numerical parameters, and grid generations, etc.)

The result of CFD analyses is relevant engineering data used in Conceptual studies of new designs, detailed product development, troubleshooting and design.

Students will have a basic knowledge of the essential elements involved in CFD.
Students will have an introductory knowledge of methods used to solve nonlinear system of equations iteratively.
Students will be able to develop numerical algorithms for computing governing equations for fluid (Navier-Stokes).
Students will have a desire to understand further concepts in CFD, especially as concerns the modeling of systems of governing equations in naval architect, aerodynamics, vehicle, civil eng. and environmental eng.  
Class Schedule Overview and Introduction for Computational Fluid Dynamics
Governing Equations for fluid and solid
Coordinate system and grid generation
Validation and Verification
Examination (1)
Finite difference method, Finite volume method, temporal derivative, spatial derivative,
Solvers for Poisson equation (1) direct
Solvers for Poisson equation (2) iterative
Solving for N-S eq.
Examination (2)
Introduction of Turbulence
Turbulent model (1) DNS, RANS
Turbulent model (2) LES, DES
Particle based method (2) MPS
Examination (3) 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
2~15. : Students need to leaf through handouts before each lecture.
Furthermore, your programming skill in Fortran or C is necessary.  
Grading Method Report(50%) and Examination(50%)  
Message Math : Linear algebra, calculus, complex variables, ODE and PDE,
Physics : some understanding of incompressible and compressible fluid flow
Computing : Fortran and C  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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