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




Midterm Examination (4/2/2020, 7:00-9:00 pm)
Final Examination (5/5/2020, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, ZACH 445)  

Lecture Notes

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 Assignments

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