Middle East Technical University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME 485 Computational Fluid Dynamics using Finite Volume Method
Fall 2019 (Dr. Sert)

Announcements

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20-01-2020

Grades of Part II of the Term Project are announced.

16-01-2020

Final exam grades are announced.

10-01-2020

Midterm grades are announced. You can see your paper and the solution of the exam on Monday between 10:00-11:00 and 16:00-17:00 at course assistant's office.

01-01-2020

Lecture notes for the last chapter and the SIMPLE.m MATLAB code are available at the Files page. Note that these are extra material for those who are interested in coding and you will not be responsible for them in the final exam.

29-12-2019

2D unsteady convection code and the handout that explains it are available at the Files page.

27-12-2019

Grades of Part 1 of the Term Project are announced.

22-12-2019

A handout named "Diffusion on Non-Orthogonal Meshes" is available at the Files page. It introduces important concepts such as cross-diffusion, deferred correction and gradient reconstruction.

17-12-2019

The fifth ANSYS Fluent tutorial is available at the Files page.

Second part of the project is assigned.

16-12-2019

Grades file is updated with the grades of Hw 4.

09-12-2019

The fourth ANSYS Fluent tutorial is available at the Files page.

09-12-2019

Convection_Diffusion_1D_unsteady.m code and its numerical exact solution stored in phi_exact.mat file are available at the Files page.

06-12-2019

Convection_Diffusion_1D.m code is available at the Files page. It solves the 1D, steady convection-diffusion equation using the Central, FOU and SOU schemes.

01-12-2019

Part 1 of the Term Project is assigned. It has two MATLAB coding related questions in it. Its due date is about two weeks from today.

26-11-2019

We noticed couple of typos and mistakes in page 5 of the Diffusion Exercises handout and updated it. The corrections are marked in green color.

21-11-2019

2D diffusion code and a handout explaining it are available at the Files page.

Hw 4 is assigned.

Grades file is updated with Hw 2 grades.

20-11-2019

Diffusion Exercises handout is and the following two MATLAB codes are available at the Files page.
- Diffusion_1D_wall_with_source.m
- Diffusion_1D_heating_rubber_slab.m

08-11-2019

Correct the typo in u_tau equations in Q2 and Q3 of Hw 3. The correct equation is u_tau = sqrt(tau_w/rho).

05-11-2019

The third ANSYS Fluent tutorial and the third homework are available at the Files page.

24-10-2019

Due date of the second homework is changed as 28/10/2019, Monday, 12:00. Bring your reports to G-309.

17-10-2019

Second homework is assigned.

16-10-2019

The second ANSYS Fluent tutorial is available at the Files page.

09-10-2019

The missing length of the vertical part of the channel in Q4 of Hw 1 should be 0.15 m.

07-10-2019

The first ANSYS Fluent tutorial is available at the Files page.

First homework is assigned.

30-09-2019

List of students who can take the course is updated. Now the Main List has 50 students. Please let me know immediately if your name is in these lists but you decided not to take the course.

26-09-2019

List of students who can take the course is available at the Files page.

24-09-2019

Syllabus of Fall 2019 semester is available at the Files page.

09-09-2019

ME 485 web site is getting ready for the new semester.