Computational Fluid Dynamics / Edition 1

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Overview

The Beginner's guide to Computational Fluid Dynamics From aerospace design to applications in civil, mechanical, and chemical engineering, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is as essential as it is complex. The most accessible introduction of its kind, Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Basics With Applications, by experienced aerospace engineer John D. Anderson, Jr., gives you a thorough grounding in: the governing equations of fluid dynamics--their derivation, physical meaning, and most relevant forms; numerical discretization of the governing equations--including grids with appropriate transformations and popular techniques for solving flow problems; common CFD computer graphic techiniques; applications of CFD to 4 classic fluid dynamics problems--quasi-one-dimensional nozzle flows, two-dimensional supersonic flow, incompressible couette flow, and supersonic flow over a flat plate; state-of-the-art algorithms and applications in CFD--from the Beam and Warming Method to Second-Order Upwind Schemes and beyond.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070016859
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/1/1995
  • Series: Mechanical Engineering Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 574
  • Sales rank: 529,443
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. I Basic Thoughts and Equations
1 Philosophy of Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
2 The Governing Equations of Fluid Dynamics: Their Derivation, a Discussion of Their Physical Meaning, and a Presentation of Forms Particularly Suitable to CFD 37
3 Mathematical Behavior of Partial Differential Equations: The Impact on CFD 95
Pt. II Basics of the Numerics
4 Basic Aspects of Discretization 125
5 Grids with Appropriate Transformations 168
6 Some Simple CFD Techniques: A Beginning 216
Pt. III Some Applications
7 Numerical Solutions of Quasi-One-Dimensional Nozzle Flows 283
8 Numerical Solution of a Two-Dimensional Supersonic Flow: Prandtl-Meyer Expansion Wave 374
9 Incompressible Couette Flow: Numerical Solutions by Means of an Implicit Method and the Pressure Correction Method 416
10 Supersonic Flow over a Flat Plate: Numerical Solution by Solving the Complete Navier-Stokes Equations 447
Pt. IV Other Topics
11 Some Advanced Topics in Modern CFD: A Discussion 479
12 The Future of CFD 515
Appendix A: Thomas' Algorithm for the Solution of a Tridiagonal System of Equations 534
References 539
Index 543
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