**OCEN 689-603
Special Topics in**

**Computational Fluid Dynamics **

**Spring 2020 **

**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:**
304C DLEB

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

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

**Office Hours: TR
2:00 - 3:30 pm or other times by appointment **

Final Examination (5/5/2020, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, ZACH 445)

**Chapter 1
Chapter 2A
Chapter 2B
Chapter 3A
Chapter 3B
Chapter 4
Chapter 4S (Supplement)
Chapter 5A
Chapter 5B
Chapter 5C
Chapter 7
Chapter 8 **

**Chapter 8S (Supplement)
Chapter 9A
Chapter 9B
Chapter 9C
**

**Homework No. 1 (Due 02/05/2020)
Homework No. 2 (Due 02/12/2020)
Homework No. 3 (Due 02/21/2020)
Homework No. 4 (Due 03/23/2020)
Homework No. 5 (Due 03/30/2020)
Homework No. 6 (Due 04/13/2020)
Homework No. 7 (Due 04/27/2020)
Homework No. 8**