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AER E 446: Computational Fluid Dynamics

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: AER E 311, AER E 361 and proficiency in at least one programming language
Introduction to computational fluid dynamics. Discretization, consistency, and stability. Explicit and implicit methods for ordinary and partial differential equations. Linearization techniques. Iterative and direct solution algorithms. Numerical methods for parabolic, elliptic and hyperbolic equations. Curvilinear coordinates and numerical grid generation. Applications to Euler, boundary-layer and Navier-Stokes equations.