This unit introduces students to maritime hydrodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics to solve hydrodynamics problems. On successful completion of the unit, students should be able to:
- Develop and apply the mathematical formulation of the basic laws governing laminar, turbulent fluid flow and heat transfer.
- Explain the various approaches and techniques utilised in CFD.
- Develop appropriate mesh domains for CFD investigations into typical maritime vehicles, structures, and systems to obtain accurate and stable simulations.
- Solve and refine steady state and transient flow problems relevant to maritime engineering involving turbulence, using commercial CFD packages.
- Critically analyse the results using relevant theory and experimental data to obtain and explain the hydrodynamic and thermodynamic coefficients and characteristics of marine vehicles, structures, and systems.
|Unit name||Computational Fluid Dynamics and Hydrodynamics|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Zhi Quan Leong
Dr Zhi Quan Leong
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,826.00||031799|
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Bachelor of Engineering degree
6 x 4-hour seminars including tutorials and Practicals/labs
Assignments 100% (40% + 60%)
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