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Computational Fluid Dynamics ( And Visualization Thereof ) John T. Bell CS 526 at UIC 12 February 2004
What is CFD, and Who Cares ? Simply put, CFD is the calculation of properties of a flowing fluid. Practical problems may include energy flow, chemical reactions, phase changes, … Domain is often ( irregular ) 3D, plus time. Results may be scalar, but more often are n-D Relevant industries include automotive, chemical processing, aerospace, HVAC,...
Conclusions Computational Fluid Dynamics is an important tool in many branches of science and engineering. Results are typically n-D, over 3-D plus time. CFD calculations require simultaneous solution of many sets of differential equations, typically involving 4th order Runge-Kutta in 3-D space. Visualization of CFD data is an important and challenging problem, requiring clever use of all available visualization tools and skills.
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