Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Second Edition
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This book provides a thorough understanding of fluid dynamics and heat and mass transfer. It shows students how to implement computational methodology into a computer code and solve complex problems on their own, including problems in heat transfer, mass transfer, and fluid flows. These problems are solved and illustrated through step-by-step derivations and numerous figures. This second edition contains new chapters on mesh generation and computational modeling of turbulent flow. Appendices present examples in ANSYS, STAR CCM+, and COMSOL.
Table of Contents
Preface. Nomenclature. Basic Equations and Numerical Analysis. Review of Basic Laws and Equations. Approximations and Errors. Numerical Solution of Systems of Algebraic Equations. Numerical Integration. Finite Difference - Control Volume Method. Basics of Finite Difference - Control Volume Method. Finite Difference- Control Volume Method: Multi-Dimensional. Finite Difference- Control Volume Method: Unsteady State Diffusion Equation. Finite Difference-Control Volume Method: Convection Problems. Mesh Generations and Additional Computational Features. Computational Model for Turbulence Flow. Finite Element Method. Introduction and Basic Steps in Finite Element Method. Element Shape Functions. Finite Element Method: One-dimensional Steady State Problems. Finite Element Method: Multi-Dimensional Steady State Problems. Finite Element Method: Unsteady State Problems. Finite Element Method: Convection Heat Transfer. Appendix - A: Review of Vectors and Matrices. Appendix - B: Integral Theorems. Appendix – C: List of Computer Programs. Appendix – D: Tutorial examples using commercial code ANSYS/FLUENT and STAR CCM+. Bibliography.
Pradip Majumdar, Ph.D, is a professor at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, USA.