Essential Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Oleg Zikanov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118174395
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Genre: Science

This book serves as a complete and self-contained introduction to the principles of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) analysis. It is deliberately short (at approximately 300 pages) and can be used as a text for the first part of the course of applied CFD followed by a software tutorial. The main objectives of this non-traditional format are: 1) To introduce and explain, using simple examples where possible, the principles and methods of CFD analysis and to demystify the `black box’ of a CFD software tool, and 2) To provide a basic understanding of how CFD problems are set and which factors affect the success and failure of the analysis. Included in the text are the mathematical and physical foundations of CFD, formulation of CFD problems, basic principles of numerical approximation (grids, consistency, convergence, stability, and order of approximation, etc), methods of discretization with focus on finite difference and finite volume techniques, methods of solution of transient and steady state problems, commonly used numerical methods for heat transfer and fluid flows, plus a brief introduction into turbulence modeling.

Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Jens-Dominik Mueller
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482227314
Release Date: 2015-11-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Covered from the vantage point of a user of a commercial flow package, Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics provides the information needed to competently operate a commercial flow solver. This book provides a physical description of fluid flow, outlines the strengths and weaknesses of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), presents the basics of the discretization of the equations, focuses on the understanding of how the flow physics interact with a typical finite-volume discretization, and highlights the approximate nature of CFD. It emphasizes how the physical concepts (mass conservation or momentum balance) are reflected in the CFD solutions while minimizing the required mathematical/numerical background. In addition, it uses cases studies in mechanical/aero and biomedical engineering, includes MATLAB and spreadsheet examples, codes and exercise questions. The book also provides practical demonstrations on core principles and key behaviors and incorporates a wide range of colorful examples of CFD simulations in various fields of engineering. In addition, this author: Introduces basic discretizations, the linear advection equation, and forward, backward and central differences Proposes a prototype discretization (first-order upwind) implemented in a spreadsheet/MATLAB example that highlights the diffusive character Looks at consistency, truncation error, and order of accuracy Analyzes the truncation error of the forward, backward, central differences using simple Taylor analysis Demonstrates how the of upwinding produces Artificial Viscosity (AV) and its importance for stability Explains how to select boundary conditions based on physical considerations Illustrates these concepts in a number of carefully discussed case studies Essentials of Computational Fluid Dynamics provides a solid introduction to the basic principles of practical CFD and serves as a resource for students in mechanical or aerospace engineering taking a first CFD course as well as practicing professionals needing a brief, accessible introduction to CFD.

Elements of Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: John D. Ramshaw
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9781848167056
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Science

This book is a brief introduction to the fundamental concepts of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). It is addressed to beginners, and presents the ABC's or bare essentials of CFD in their simplest and most transparent form. The approach taken is to describe the principal analytical tools required, including truncation-error and stability analyses, followed by the basic elements or building blocks of CFD, which are numerical methods for treating sources, diffusion, convection, and pressure waves. Finally, it is shown how those ingredients may be combined to obtain self-contained numerical methods for solving the full equations of fluid dynamics. The book should be suitable for self-study, as a textbook for CFD short courses, and as a supplement to more comprehensive CFD and fluid dynamics texts.

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Jiyuan Tu
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780081012444
Release Date: 2018-02-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Approach, Third Edition, is an introduction to CFD fundamentals and commercial CFD software to solve engineering problems. The book is designed for a wide variety of engineering students new to CFD, and for practicing engineers learning CFD for the first time. Combining an appropriate level of mathematical background, worked examples, computer screen shots, and step-by-step processes, this book walks the reader through modeling and computing, as well as interpreting CFD results. This new edition has been updated throughout, with new content and improved figures, examples and problems. Includes a new chapter on practical guidelines for mesh generation Provides full coverage of high-pressure fluid dynamics and the meshless approach to provide a broader overview of the application areas where CFD can be used Includes online resources with a new bonus chapter featuring detailed case studies and the latest developments in CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: John Anderson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
ISBN: 0070016852
Release Date: 1995-02-01
Genre: Science

A comprehensive, up to date text written for undergraduate and graduate students which covers topics ranging from the basic philosophy of computational fluid dynamics to advanced areas of CFD.

Numerische Str mungsmechanik

Author: Joel H. Ferziger
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783540682288
Release Date: 2008-05-14
Genre: Science

Das Buch bietet einen Überblick über die numerischen Methoden zur Lösung strömungsmechanischer Probleme. Die in der Praxis meistgenutzten Methoden werden detailliert beschrieben. Behandelt werden auch fortgeschrittene Methoden, wie die Simulation von Turbulenzen und Parallel-Verarbeitung. Das Buch beschreibt die Grundlagen und Prinzipien der verschiedenen Methoden. Numerische Genauigkeit und Abschätzung sowie Fehlerreduktion werden detailliert mit vielen Beispielen behandelt. Alle Computercodes sind über den Server des Springer-Verlages erhältlich (Internet).

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Atul Sharma
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119002994
Release Date: 2016-11-21

This book is primarily for a first one-semester course on CFD; in mechanical, chemical, and aeronautical engineering. Almost all the existing books on CFD assume knowledge of mathematics in general and differential calculus as well as numerical methods in particular; thus, limiting the readership mostly to the postgraduate curriculum. In this book, an attempt is made to simplify the subject even for readers who have little or no experience in CFD, and without prior knowledge of fluid-dynamics, heattransfer and numerical-methods. The major emphasis is on simplification of the mathematics involved by presenting physical-law (instead of the traditional differential equations) based algebraic-formulations, discussions, and solution-methodology. The physical law based simplified CFD approach (proposed in this book for the first time) keeps the level of mathematics to school education, and also allows the reader to intuitively get started with the computer-programming. Another distinguishing feature of the present book is to effectively link the theory with the computer-program (code). This is done with more pictorial as well as detailed explanation of the numerical methodology. Furthermore, the present book is structured for a module-by-module code-development of the two-dimensional numerical formulation; the codes are given for 2D heat conduction, advection and convection. The present subject involves learning to develop and effectively use a product - a CFD software. The details for the CFD development presented here is the main part of a CFD software. Furthermore, CFD application and analysis are presented by carefully designed example as well as exercise problems; not only limited to fluid dynamics but also includes heat transfer. The reader is trained for a job as CFD developer as well as CFD application engineer; and can also lead to start-ups on the development of "apps" (customized CFD software) for various engineering applications. "Atul has championed the finite volume method which is now the industry standard. He knows the conventional method of discretizing differential equations but has never been satisfied with it. As a result, he has developed a principle that physical laws that characterize the differential equations should be reflected at every stage of discretization and every stage of approximation. This new CFD book is comprehensive and has a stamp of originality of the author. It will bring students closer to the subject and enable them to contribute to it." —Dr. K. Muralidhar, IIT Kanpur, INDIA

Introduction to Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Constantine Pozrikidis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752072
Release Date: 2011-11-17
Genre: Computers

This book discusses the fundamental principles and equations governing the motion of incompressible Newtonian fluids, and simultaneously introduces numerical methods for solving a broad range of problems. Appendices provide a wealth of information that establishes the necessary mathematical and computational framework.

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Maria Forest
ISBN: 1632380889
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Science

This book discusses essential elements of computational fluid dynamics like cooling system design, flow modeling in sedimentation, hypersonic aerodynamics, air conditioning system, greenhouse environment, photochemical reaction engineering, hydraulic component design, fluid-structure interaction and atmospheric reentry problem. It will be accessible to advanced scientists and research engineers who are attempting to sharpen their computational fluid dynamics skills.

Grenzschicht Theorie

Author: H. Schlichting
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662075548
Release Date: 2013-08-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Die Überarbeitung für die 10. deutschsprachige Auflage von Hermann Schlichtings Standardwerk wurde wiederum von Klaus Gersten geleitet, der schon die umfassende Neuformulierung der 9. Auflage vorgenommen hatte. Es wurden durchgängig Aktualisierungen vorgenommen, aber auch das Kapitel 15 von Herbert Oertel jr. neu bearbeitet. Das Buch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über den Einsatz der Grenzschicht-Theorie in allen Bereichen der Strömungsmechanik. Dabei liegt der Schwerpunkt bei den Umströmungen von Körpern (z.B. Flugzeugaerodynamik). Das Buch wird wieder den Studenten der Strömungsmechanik wie auch Industrie-Ingenieuren ein unverzichtbarer Partner unerschöpflicher Informationen sein.

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Practice

Author: Norman Rhodes
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110299786
Release Date: 2001-08-22
Genre: Science

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Practice explores the current and future developments in CFD, with the authors detailing advanced applications and case studies to demonstrate successes, illustrate the limitations, and identify methods for good practice. Designers, engineers, and researchers working in this field of fluid mechanics will find this book essential reading both for new ideas and applications, as well as a valuable source of reference. CONTENTS INCLUDE: The issue of numerical accuracy in computational fluid dynamics Detection of multiple solutions using a mid-cell back substitution technique applied to computational fluid dynamics A comparison of a conventional RANS and a lattice gas dynamics simulation – a case study in high-speed rail aerodynamics Mesh generation – The Ricardo Philosophy The validation of rapid CFD modelling for turbomachinery Built environment simulations using CFD Using CFD in the design of electric motors and generators CFD computation of air-oil separation in an engine breather Cavitation in a pressure-activated ball valve.

Grundlagen der Str mungsmechanik

Author: Franz Durst
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783540313243
Release Date: 2007-06-21
Genre: Science

Dieses Lehrbuch stützt sich auf mathematische und physikalische Grundkenntnisse von Studenten mittlerer Semester. Es erläutert den Zusammenhang moderner Strömungsmechanik zur technischen Mechanik und bezieht moderne Mess- und numerische Berechnungsverfahren ein. Jedes Kapitel enthält den Stoff einer einwöchigen Vorlesung, der so aufgebaut ist, dass er Studenten an die jeweilige Spezialliteratur heranführt.

Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Third Edition

Author: Richard H. Pletcher
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781466578302
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Science

Thoroughly updated to include the latest developments in the field, this classic text on finite-difference and finite-volume computational methods maintains the fundamental concepts covered in the first edition. As an introductory text for advanced undergraduates and first-year graduate students, Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Third Edition provides the background necessary for solving complex problems in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Divided into two parts, the book first lays the groundwork for the essential concepts preceding the fluids equations in the second part. It includes expanded coverage of turbulence and large-eddy simulation (LES) and additional material included on detached-eddy simulation (DES) and direct numerical simulation (DNS). Designed as a valuable resource for practitioners and students, new homework problems have been added to further enhance the student’s understanding of the fundamentals and applications.

Autodesk Cfd 2017 Essentials

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 194318478X
Release Date: 2016-07-28

The Autodesk(r) CFD 2017 Essentials student guide instructs students in the use of the Autodesk(r) CFD software. The software provides computational fluid dynamics and thermal simulation tools to predict product performance, optimize designs, and validate product behavior before manufacturing. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, students acquire the knowledge required to work in the Autodesk CFD environment to setup and conduct thermal and flow analyses on part and assembly models. Exercises are provided that cover electronic cooling, flow control, and AEC type models. Topics Covered Open and navigate the Autodesk CFD environment to conduct flow and thermal analyses on part and assembly models. Use the Model Assessment Toolkit to investigate the suitability of model geometry for analysis, and use Autodesk(r) SimStudio Tools to make required changes to the CAD geometry. Create internal and external fluid volumes. Setup analyses by applying appropriate materials, boundary conditions and mesh settings. Refine mesh to obtain a proper solution. Apply appropriate solver settings to run your analyses and converge to an acceptable solution. Use the visualization tools to compare summary images, summary values, and summary plots of your analyses to compare design and scenario results of an Autodesk CFD analysis. Conduct a final validation of your solution by running through a validation checklist. Prerequisites This student guide assumes that a student has some Flow and Thermal analysis knowledge and can interpret results. The main goal of this student guide is to teach a user that is new to the Autodesk CFD software how to navigate the interface to successfully analyze a model. This student guide was written using the 20160317 build of the Autodesk CFD 2017 software. The software user-interface and workflow may vary if newer versions of the software are being used. The exercises were completed using the advanced solver license. Instructions are provided to complete this class with a basic solver license.

Computational Fluid Dynamics Principles and Applications

Author: Jiri Blazek
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780128011720
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Science

Computational Fluid Dynamics: Principles and Applications, Third Edition presents students, engineers, and scientists with all they need to gain a solid understanding of the numerical methods and principles underlying modern computation techniques in fluid dynamics. By providing complete coverage of the essential knowledge required in order to write codes or understand commercial codes, the book gives the reader an overview of fundamentals and solution strategies in the early chapters before moving on to cover the details of different solution techniques. This updated edition includes new worked programming examples, expanded coverage and recent literature regarding incompressible flows, the Discontinuous Galerkin Method, the Lattice Boltzmann Method, higher-order spatial schemes, implicit Runge-Kutta methods and parallelization. An accompanying companion website contains the sources of 1-D and 2-D Euler and Navier-Stokes flow solvers (structured and unstructured) and grid generators, along with tools for Von Neumann stability analysis of 1-D model equations and examples of various parallelization techniques. Will provide you with the knowledge required to develop and understand modern flow simulation codes Features new worked programming examples and expanded coverage of incompressible flows, implicit Runge-Kutta methods and code parallelization, among other topics Includes accompanying companion website that contains the sources of 1-D and 2-D flow solvers as well as grid generators and examples of parallelization techniques