**CVEN 688-600**

**Computational Fluid Dynamics **

**Fall 2016 **

**Course Description: **Finite-difference and finite-element methods and
basic numerical concepts for the solution of dispersion, propagation and equilibrium
problems commonly encountered in real fluid flows. Theoretical
accuracy analysis techniques.

**Prerequisites: **Undergraduate fluid mechanics; MATH 601 and/or basic
courses in linear algebra; knowledge of one programming language.

**Textbook: **C.A.J. Fletcher, “Computational Techniques for Fluid
Dynamics,” Volumes I, Second Edition, Springer-Verlag,
1991.

**Instructor: **Dr. H.C. Chen

**Office:**
808-K CEOB

**Phone:**
(979) 847-9468

**E-mail:**
hcchen@civil.tamu.edu

**Office Hours: MWF
3:30 - 4:30 pm or other times by appointment **

## Syllabus

## Exams

### Midterm Examination (Thursday, 11/03/2016, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, CE 219)

Final Examination (Tuesday, 12/13/2016, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, CE 219)

## Lecture Notes

**Chapter 1**

Chapter 1A (Supplement)

Chapter 1B (Supplement)

Chapter 2A

Chapter 2B

Chapter 3A

Chapter 3B

Chapter 4

Chapter 4S (Supplements)

Chapter 5A

Chapter 5B

Chapter 5C

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9A

Chapter 9B

Chapter 9C

## Homework Assignments

**Homework No. 1 (Due 9/23/16)**

Homework No. 2 (Due 9/30/16)

Homework No. 3 (Due 10/10/16)

Homework No. 4 (Due 10/26/16)

Homework No. 5 (Due 11/02/16)

Homework No. 6 (Due 11/18/16)

Homework No. 7 (Due 12/02/16)

Homework No. 8 (Prob. 9.10b)