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Introduction to CFD, discretisation, truncation errors CFD-Intro-Finite-Diff.DL-2006.pdf
Solving linear systems, direct methods, iterative methods Solvers2010-10-25_part1-part2.pdf
Body Fitted (curvilinear) grids, discretisation CFD-body-fitted-grids.pdf

CFD-1 Labs

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CFD-1 Exercises

More Lecture notes, and past exams can be found on Dr. T. Craft's page here: http://cfd.mace.manchester.ac.uk/Main/TimCraftTeachingMaterial

Advanced CFD-2 (TPFE MSc and 4th Year option)

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Unstructured Finite Volumes unstructured-FV-_2011-02-16.pdf
Intro to Finite Elements (1D) Finite-Elemts-1D-2011.pdf
1D FE parabolic (beam Eq) Tutorial) CFD2-Exerc-Parabolic-FE-2011.pdf
F.E. in 2D (Square duct as Tutorial) FE-2D-tutorialstyle2009.pdf
F.E. in 2D (Square duct solution) FE_2D_solution-2007.pdf
Riemann Solvers for compressible flows Characteristics and 1D Euler eqn
Approximate Riemann Solvers charac3godunov.pdf

  • characteristics1-Intro_and_mathematical_appendix-2009.pdf: Introduction to method of characteristics. This extra set of notes is adapted to the 2009 lecture . The application to the 1D Euler equations was moved to the very beginning as it can be performed without the full and general theory. The very general method or methods in applied math-style form is now only an appendix (not examined).
  • NB: The 2D Finite Element notes use Jacobian domain transformation formulae. These can be revisited in CFD-1 lecture note on Body Fitted (curvilinear) grids (see above)

CFD-2 Labs

CFD-2 Exercises, Tutorials
  • FE-P2-beamtutorial2009.pdf: Finite Elements as a Rayleigh-Ritz method (Parabolic F.E. or cosines 1D beam type equation)
  • Finite Volumes: reading, understanding a publication on Gradient Reconstruction. Read pages 1-5 of the following publication and give the detailed explanation of equations (3) and (4) on the reconstruction of the gradient: Muzaferija-Gosman-FV-firstpages-JCP-1997.pdf
    (first few pages of Muzaferija- Gosman JCP 1997)

More CFD notes on Dr. T. Craft's page: http://cfd.mace.manchester.ac.uk/Main/TimCraftTeachingMaterial


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pdfpdf CFD-Intro-Finite-Diff.DL-2006.pdf manage 123.9 K 2008-12-15 - 13:32 DominiqueLaurence Introduction to CFD, discretisation, truncation errors
pdfpdf CFD-ResiduallMinimEx2006.pdf manage 25.4 K 2008-12-15 - 13:37 DominiqueLaurence Exercise on Residual Minimisation iterative solver
pdfpdf CFD-Solvers-3DiagwithfullLU.pdf manage 236.1 K 2008-12-15 - 13:36 DominiqueLaurence Exercise on A=LU decompostion for 3 diagonal matrix
pdfpdf CFD-body-fitted-grids.pdf manage 77.1 K 2008-12-15 - 13:35 DominiqueLaurence Body Fitted (curvilinear) grids, discretisation
pdfpdf CFD2-Exerc-Parabolic-FE-2011--beam.pdf manage 83.0 K 2011-02-25 - 11:28 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf CFDRichardsonExtrap.pdf manage 37.1 K 2008-12-15 - 13:33 DominiqueLaurence Richardson Extrapolation
pdfpdf ConvectionDiffusionLab2010-10-25.pdf manage 26.2 K 2010-10-26 - 15:47 DominiqueLaurence  
elserap ConvectionDiffusionLab2010-10-25.rap manage 33.9 K 2010-10-26 - 15:49 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf FE-P2-beamtutorial2009.pdf manage 76.0 K 2009-05-18 - 10:26 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf FE_2D_solution-2007.pdf manage 124.8 K 2009-04-27 - 17:12 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf Finite-Elemts-1D-2011.pdf manage 131.6 K 2011-02-25 - 11:22 DominiqueLaurence Finite-Elements-1D-2011.pdf
pdfpdf Muzaferija-Gosman-FV-firstpages-JCP-1997.pdf manage 251.0 K 2009-05-18 - 11:01 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf Solvers2010-10-25_part1-part2.pdf manage 119.4 K 2010-10-26 - 14:59 DominiqueLaurence  
pdfpdf charac3godunov.pdf manage 1270.1 K 2009-04-27 - 17:00 DominiqueLaurence Riemann Solvers - Godunov and Roe method
pdfpdf characteristics1-Intro_and_mathematical_appendix-2009.pdf manage 154.3 K 2009-05-22 - 08:14 DominiqueLaurence Imtroduction to the method of characteristics - full math-style appendix
pdfpdf characteristics2euler.pdf manage 112.9 K 2009-04-27 - 16:56 DominiqueLaurence Riemann Solvers: Characteristics and 1D Euler eqn
pdfpdf unstructured-FV-_2011-02-16.pdf manage 272.6 K 2011-02-17 - 07:49 DominiqueLaurence unstructured-FV-_2011-02-16.pdf
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