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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)P Ranganathan


An introduction to computational fluid dynamics with applications to industrial and theoretical problems in fluid mechanics and energy transfer. The equations governing fluid flow and heat transfer. The properties of these equations and the relevance to obtaining computer solutions. The various methods and models used in CFD. An introduction to commercial packages and their application to relevant industrial and theoretical problems in heat transfer and fluid dynamics.


Examination (2 hours): 70%
Assignment: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

22 lectures and 22 hours of practice and computer laboratory classes


MEC3451 and MEC3456 or MAE3401 and MAE3403