Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH4373 : Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory {0-0-3 / 2}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Akhilesh Kumar Sahu


Introduction to DesignModeller basic, sketching and modeling. generating a mesh, creating name selections, checking mesh quality, basic overview of using FLUENT interface, cell zone and boundary condition, fluid flow and heat transfer in a mixing tree, modeling flow around simple solid bodies (plat plate, cylinders, spheres etc.), modeling flow and heat transfer in a packed bed reactor,modelling uniform fluidization in 2D fluidized bed, turbulence flow in a compact heat exchanger.

Course Objectives

  1. To understand and get familiar withthe modeling of various flow phenomena commonly encountered in chemical engineering through numerical experimentation using commercial CFD package ANSYS FLUENT

Course Outcomes

To build up the skills in the actual implementation of CFD methods on various computational domains in using commercial CFD code, to gain experience in the application of CFD analysis to real chemical engineering designs.

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