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Industrial/PhD course: Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics


16.08.2022 kl. 08.30 - 19.08.2022 kl. 16.00



Associate Professor Chungen Yin,


Associate Prof. Chungen Yin
Associate Prof. Torsten Berning, Aalborg University



Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has been successfully used in innovative design, trouble-shooting, optimization of technologies and facilities in numerous areas. This advanced CFD course will provide a familiarity with and an in-depth understanding of the following topics and issues:

Day 1: Fundamentals of CFD

Intro to CFD; the finite volume method for various steady and unsteady problems; different spatial and temporal discretization schemes, their formulation, assessment and applicability. Lecturer: Chungen Yin; 7.4 hours

Day 2: RANS turbulence modeling

SIMPLE algorithm for pressure-velocity coupling; fundamentals of turbulence; different isotropic eddy viscosity models; near-wall modeling; meshing impact and strategies. Lecturer: Chungen Yin; 7.4 hours

Day 3: Multiphase flow modeling

Different methods for multiphase flow modeling such as Lagrangian method, Eulerian method, mixture & volume of fluid approach; modeling multiphase flow in porous media. Lecturer: Torsten Berning; 7.4 hours

Day 4: Turbulent combustion modeling and user-defined functions

Combustion analysis tools; species transport/eddy dissipation or EDC; mixture fraction/PDF; fundamentals & examples of user-defined functions. Lecturer: Chungen Yin; 7.4 hours

During each of the four days, lectures will be combined with demos and hands-on sessions, in order to achieve the above objectives.


Basic knowledge in fluid flow, turbulence, multiphase, combustion, programming

Form of evaluation:

Finish one of the following tasks and the corresponding mini-project report.

  1. numerically solve a general transport equation using the finite volume method and the key results; or
  2. modeling of a turbulent flow using a commercial CFD code both by the default software and by developing and integrating user-defined functions.


6000 DKK for PhD students outside of Denmark and 8000 DKK for the Industry.


AAU Energy


Aalborg University, Pontoppidanstræde 101, room 1.015, 9220 Aalborg East

Registration Deadline

26.07.2022 kl. 23.55

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