Ability to appreciate the power and be aware of the shortcomings of CFD.
Ability the understand the typical workflow of a CFD solution.
Ability to understand how the General Transport Equation (GTE) represents the governing differential equations of fluid flow and heat transfer problems.
Ability to understand the physical meanings of diffusion and convection processes.
Ability to discretize the diffusion term of the GTE using different schemes.
Ability to discretize the convection term of the GTE using different schemes.
Ability to discretize the time dependent term of the GTE using different schemes.
Ability to compare different discretization schemes in terms of conservativeness, boundedness, transportiveness, accuracy and stability.
Ability to write finite volume based computer codes for steady and unsteady diffusion and convection problems over 1D and 2D structured and unstructured meshes.
Ability to understand the working principle of pressure correction techniques for the solution of incompressible flows.
Ability to discretize the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations using the SIMPLE technique and its variants.
Ability to understand the advantages and disadvantages of using staggered and co-located grids.
Ability to use a full featured CFD software for mesh generation, problem solution and visualization purposes.