Catalogue 2019 - 2020

ME 466 Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics


3 cr.


ME 304 and ME 316.

Course Description

This is a study of fluid machinery design. Topics include boundary layer theory; procedures for analyzing fluid flow losses; compressible flow effects; design concepts and analyses for airfoils, airfoil cascades, compressors, and turbines; model testing and evaluation; and introduction to gas turbine analysis and design. A design project involving the use of analytical and experimental methods is required. The methods of assessing students include homework, quizzes, examinations, classroom discussions, a design project, and a final exam.