Intro to CFD: 12 steps to computing Navier Stokes

So I have decided to follow an online course Intro to CFD at BU. This particular course is a 12 steps class to computing Navier Stokes equation.

Since I am indecisive about which program I want to pursuit in grad school, Computational Science and/or Computational Finance, I figured that I should have a broad range of skills and ability.

Mainly applicable in physics, the Navier Stokes equation describe the motion (not position, but rather the velocity) of fluid substances. The Navier Stokes equation is used to model the weather, ocean currents, water flow in a pipe and air flow around a wing.

Navier Stokes: \rho \left(\frac{\partial \mathbf{v}}{\partial t} + \mathbf{v} \cdot \nabla \mathbf{v} \right) = -\nabla p + \nu \nabla^2 \mathbf{v}

For the time being, I am following the iTunes U course to computing the above equation numerically. At the same time, improving my python skills. This blog serves as my mathematical journal. Therefore, I will post my codes and analysis as I progress through the videos.

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1 Response to Intro to CFD: 12 steps to computing Navier Stokes

  1. Pingback: CFD Python: 12 steps to Navier-Stokes :: Lorena A. Barba Group

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