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 tothe principles of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD)analysis. It is deliberately short (at approximately 300pages) and can be used as a text for the first part of the courseof applied CFD followed by a software tutorial. The mainobjectives of this non-traditional format are: 1) To introduce andexplain, using simple examples where possible, the principles andmethods of CFD analysis and to demystify the `black box’ of aCFD software tool, and 2) To provide a basic understanding of howCFD problems are set and which factors affect the success andfailure of the analysis. Included in the text are themathematical and physical foundations of CFD, formulation of CFDproblems, basic principles of numerical approximation (grids,consistency, convergence, stability, and order of approximation,etc), methods of discretization with focus on finite difference andfinite volume techniques, methods of solution of transient andsteady state problems, commonly used numerical methods for heattransfer and fluid flows, plus a brief introduction into turbulencemodeling.

Essential Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Oleg Zikanov
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 9781118174777
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Genre: Science

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

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: Elsevier
ISBN: 008055685X
Release Date: 2007-12-04
Genre: Science

Computational Fluid Dynamics enables engineers to model and predict fluid flow in powerful, visually impressive ways and is one of the core engineering design tools, essential to the study and future work of many engineers. This textbook is designed to explcitly meet the needs engineering students taking a first course in CFD or computer-aided engineering. Fully course matched, with the most extensive and rigorous pedagogy and features of any book in the field, it is certain to be a key text. The only course text available specifically designed to give an applications-lead, commercial software oriented approach to understanding and using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Meets the needs of all engineering disciplines that use CFD. The perfect CFD teaching resource: clear, straightforward text, step-by-step explanation of mathematical foundations, detailed worked examples, end-of-chapter knowledge check exercises, and homework assignment questions

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics

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

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: 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 ftp.springer.de des Springer-Verlages erhältlich (Internet).

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Author: Maria Forest
Publisher:
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.

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351263474
Release Date: 2018-10-26
Genre: Science

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test concepts all the way through the development of a process or system. Published in 2007, the first edition was the first book to address the use of CFD in food processing applications, and its aims were to present a comprehensive review of CFD applications for the food industry and pinpoint the research and development trends in the development of the technology; to provide the engineer and technologist working in research, development, and operations in the food industry with critical, comprehensive, and readily accessible information on the art and science of CFD; and to serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in universities and research institutions. This will continue to be the purpose of this second edition. In the second edition, in order to reflect the most recent research and development trends in the technology, only a few original chapters are updated with the latest developments. Therefore, this new edition mostly contains new chapters covering the analysis and optimization of cold chain facilities, simulation of thermal processing and modeling of heat exchangers, and CFD applications in other food processes.

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Fire Engineering

Author: Guan Heng Yeoh
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0080570038
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fire and combustion presents a significant engineering challenge to mechanical, civil and dedicated fire engineers, as well as specialists in the process and chemical, safety, buildings and structural fields. We are reminded of the tragic outcomes of ‘untenable’ fire disasters such as at King’s Cross underground station or Switzerland’s St Gotthard tunnel. In these and many other cases, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is at the forefront of active research into unravelling the probable causes of fires and helping to design structures and systems to ensure that they are less likely in the future. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is routinely used as an analysis tool in fire and combustion engineering as it possesses the ability to handle the complex geometries and characteristics of combustion and fire. This book shows engineering students and professionals how to understand and use this powerful tool in the study of combustion processes, and in the engineering of safer or more fire resistant (or conversely, more fire-efficient) structures. No other book is dedicated to computer-based fire dynamics tools and systems. It is supported by a rigorous pedagogy, including worked examples to illustrate the capabilities of different models, an introduction to the essential aspects of fire physics, examination and self-test exercises, fully worked solutions and a suite of accompanying software for use in industry standard modeling systems. · Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is widely used in engineering analysis; this is the only book dedicated to CFD modeling analysis in fire and combustion engineering · Strong pedagogic features mean this book can be used as a text for graduate level mechanical, civil, structural and fire engineering courses, while its coverage of the latest techniques and industry standard software make it an important reference for researchers and professional engineers in the mechanical and structural sectors, and by fire engineers, safety consultants and regulators · Strong author team (CUHK is a recognized centre of excellence in fire eng) deliver an expert package for students and professionals, showing both theory and applications. Accompanied by CFD modeling code and ready to use simulations to run in industry-standard ANSYS-CFX and Fluent software.

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.

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.