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
  • 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 :
  • 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 : 6
Type : Theory
Duration :
Name(s) of other Academic units to whom the course may be relevant : N/A