mar732 - Computational Fluid Dynamics (Complete module description)

mar732 - Computational Fluid Dynamics (Complete module description)

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Module label Computational Fluid Dynamics
Modulkürzel mar732
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Kontaktzeit: 56 h, Selbststudium: 124 h
Institute directory Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Environmental Modelling (Master) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Lukassen, Laura (module responsibility)
  • Stoevesandt, Bernhard (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
- Provide basic knowledge in physical flow modeling and turbulence
- Mathematical realizations, i.e., numerical methods
- Overview of numerical techniques of practical relevance, capability of selecting a model for specific applications (strengths and weaknesses of various model classes)
- Practice with state-of-the-art models
Module contents
- Navier-Stokes equations
- Filtering/averaging of Navier-Stokes equations
- Introduction to numerical methods
- Finite-differences, finite-volumes methods
- Linear equation systems, NS-solvers, RANS, URANS, LES, DNS
- Turbulent flow, incompressible & compressible flow
- Efficiency and accuracy
- Application of OpenFOAM and PALM models

J.H. Ferziger and M. Peric: Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics, Springer, 2002.

C. Hirsch: Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows: Introduction to the Fundamentals of CFD. Vol 1: The Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 2nd Ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

P. Sagaut: Large Eddy Simulation for Incompressible Flows, Springer, 1998.

J. Fröhlich: Large Eddy Simulationen turbulenter Strömungen, Teubner, 2006 (in German).

Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Teaching/Learning method Sommersemester
VL/Ü Computational Fluid Dynamics I (3 KP)
VL/Ü Computational Fluid Dynamics II (3 KP)
(jede dieser Veranstaltungen nimmt nur ein halbes Semester ein)
Previous knowledge Nützliche Vorkenntnisse:
Basic knowledge in mathematics & physics
Fluiddynamik I + II
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Klausur am Ende der Veranstaltungszeit oder fachpraktische Übungen oder mündliche Prüfung oder Hausarbeit oder Referat nach Maßgabe der Dozentin oder des Dozenten
Form of instruction Vorlesung und Übung
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h