Course Unit


Computational fluid dynamics

Unit Coordinator: Hendrik Christoph Kuhlmann
Programme: Erasmus Mundus
ECTS Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Year: 2
Campus: Vienna University of Technology
Language: English

To numerically simulate real fluid mechanical problems as well as to give an overview of the methods used in private and educational facilities.

  • Methods for a treatment of convection-diffusion equations,
  • Projection methods for incompressible and compressible Navier-Stokes equations,
  • Treatment of complex geomtries,
  • Turbulence modelling.

Partial differential equations, fluid mechanics

Reading list:
  • Lecture notes,   
  • C. A. J. Fletcher: Computational techniques for fluid dynamics, vol. 1, Springer (1991)
  • J. J. Ferziger, M. Peric: Computational methods for fluid dynamics, Springer (2002)


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