ME 724 - Essentials of Turbulence
Course content
Fundamental Considerations
The nature of turbulence
Fundamentals of Turbulence (Equations of fluid motion and Statistical Description of turbulent flows)
Scales of turbulent motion
Modelling and Simulation: Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS)
Modelling and Simulation: Large eddy simulation (LES)
Turbulent flow applications
References
Turbulent Flows, Stephen B. Pope.
A First Course in Turbulence, Tennekes and Lumley
Turbulence: An introduction for scientists and engineers, P.A. Davidson
Pre-requisite
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Undergraduate Fluid Mechanics (Compulsory)
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)
Ability to program, perform data analysis (Compulsory)
Advanced Fluid Mechanics (Not compulsory, but desirable)
Familiarity with probability theory, tensor algebra and constitutive equations (Not compulsory, but desirable)
Total credits
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6
Type
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Theory
Duration
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Name(s) of other Academic units to whom the course may be relevant
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N/A