CVEN 680-600
Advanced Computation Methods for Fluid Flow
Spring 2017

Course Description: Unsteady three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations in general non-orthogonal curvilinear coordinates; algebraic and elliptic grid generation; turbulence modeling for complex flows; Advanced numerical methods for unsteady incompressible flows; large-eddy simulations; Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulation; chimera domain decomposition and interactive zonal approach.

Prerequisites: CVEN 688 or approval of instructor.

Textbook: PowerPoint Lecture Notes (no textbook)

Instructor: Dr. H.C. Chen

Office: CEOB 808K

Phone: (979) 847-9468


Office Hours: MWF 2:00-3:00 pm or other times by appointment




Midterm Examination (Thursday, 3/30/2017, 7:00-9:00 pm, CVLB 114)

Final Examination (Tuesday, 5/9/2017, 10:30 am 12:30 pm, CVLB 114)

Lecture Notes

Chapter 1
Chapter 2A
Chapter 2B
Chapter 2C

Chapter 2S (IIHR Report #300)
Chapter 3A
Chapter 3B
Chapter 4A
Chapter 4B
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7A
Chapter 7B
Chapter 7C
Chapter 7D

Chapter 8

Homework Assignments

Homework #1 (Due 02/10/17)
Homework #2 (Due 02/17/17)
Homework #3 (Due 03/06/17)
Homework #4 (Due 03/24/17)
Homework #5 (Due 04/04/17)
Homework #6 (Due 04/27/17)