Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Multiphase Flow

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about the methods behind Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Have knowledge about various spatial and temporal discretisation schemes
  • Have knowledge about the pressure-velocity coupling method for solving the Navier-Stokes equations numerically
  • Have knowledge about meshing strategies and boundary conditions
  • Have knowledge about the fundamentals of turbulence, the energy cascade and Kolmogorov hypotheses
  • Have knowledge and understanding within Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) and turbulence modelling
  • Have knowledge about the fundamentals of multiphase flow
  • Have knowledge about different modelling approaches for multiphase flow and multiphase models in the context of CFD
  • Have knowledge about turbulence-particle interaction in multiphase flow

Skills

  • Be able to use the finite volume method to numerically solve simple problems
  • Be able to perform a mesh independency study in CFD analyses
  • Be able to perform CFD analyses of a turbulent flow with regards to selection of turbulence model and near wall modelling/meshing strategy
  • Be able to perform CFD analyses for non-reacting multiphase flow, for both the Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrange approaches
  • Be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within CFD, turbulence and multiphase flows

Competences

  • Be able to use the finite volume method to numerically solve simple problems
  • Be able to perform a mesh independency study in CFD analyses
  • Be able to perform CFD analyses of a turbulent flow with regards to selection of turbulence model and near wall modelling/meshing strategy
  • Be able to perform CFD analyses for non-reacting multiphase flow, for both the Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrange approaches
  • Be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within CFD, turbulence and multiphase flows

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented by workshops, exercises, hands-on and self-studies.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examComputational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Multiphase Flow
Type of exam
Oral exam
Oral examination which can be based on a mini-project.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleNumerisk strømningslære (CFD) og flerfasestrømning
Module codeN-EE-K1-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science