Best Reference Books – Advanced CFD

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advanced CFD subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advanced CFD along with reviews.

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1. “Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows” by Hirsch C

“Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows” Book Review: This book is an introduction to computational fluid dynamics. The chapters covered are the basic equations of fluid dynamics, the dynamics levels of approximation, the finite difference method for structured grids. Other topics covered are finite volume method, structured and unstructured grid properties, consistency, stability, and error analysis of numerical schemes. Problems and conclusions are provided at the end of every chapter. Equations and diagrams are described in a detailed manner. This book can be used by applied mathematics and physics students.

2. “Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws” by Leveque R J

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“Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws” Book Review: This book is an overview of how a numerical method for conservation law is developed. The main topics covered are the derivation of conservation laws, scalar conservation laws, some scalar examples, some nonlinear systems and linear hyperbolic systems. Other chapters included are shocks and the hugoniot locus, refraction waves and integral curves, the Riemann problem for the Euler equations and computing discontinuous solutions. Exercises and references are provided at the end of the chapter. This book is suitable for applied physics students.

3. “Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer” by Anderson D A and Pletcher R H

“Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer” Book Review: This book provides an introduction to computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer. The main topics covered are partial differential equations, basic discretization methods, application of numerical methods to selected model equations and numerical methods for inviscid flow equations. Other chapters included are numerical methods for boundary-layer type equations, numerical methods for the “parabolized” navier-stokes equations. Problems and methods are described in detail. This book can be used by applied physics and mechanical engineering students.

4. “CFD Module (Multiphysics Modeling)” by Mehrzad Tabatabaian

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“CFD Module (Multiphysics Modelling)” Book Review: This book provides an overview of Multiphysics modelling. The chapters included are introduction to multiphysics modelling, multiphysics modelling of fluid flow systems, multiphysics modelling of thermal environments and interactions in systems. Other topics covered are thermochemical modelling of material and components, multiphysics modelling of energy systems and issues. This book contains a large number of images and equations labelled in detail. This book can be used by applied physics and mechanical engineering students.

5. “Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants” by Tadashi Tanuma

“Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants” Book Review: This book discusses the steam turbine technology. The major chapters discussed are introduction to steam turbines for power plants, steam turbine cycles and design optimization, steam turbine life cycle cost evaluations and comparison with other power plants. Other chapters included are design and analysis for aerodynamics efficiency enhancement of steam turbines, rotor design, rotor dynamics analysis and highly efficient partial operation. Conclusion and references are provided at the end of the chapter for reviewing. This book is suitable for mechanical engineering and diploma students.

6. “Industrial Applications of High-Performance Computing” by Anwar Osseyran and Merle Giles

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“Industrial Applications of High-Performance Computing” Book Review: This book provides an overview of high-performance computing for industrial applications. Main chapters involved are history of supercomputing, country strategic overview of supercomputing, industrial applications on supercomputing in Finland, France, Germany. Other chapters included are the high performance computing business case in the petroleum sector, porsche: an industrial use case. A total of 25 chapters are included in this book. Images and use case studies are provided for students’ understanding. This book can be used by automobile engineering students.

7. “Internal Combustion Processes of Liquid Rocket Engines: Modeling and Numerical Simulations” by Zhen-Guo Wang

“Internal Combustion Processes of Liquid Rocket Engines: Modelling and Numerical Simulations” Book Review: This book provides the information on modelling and numerical simulations of combustion in liquid rocket engines. Chapters included are physical mechanism and numerical modelling of liquid propellant atomization, modelling of droplet evaporation and combustion. Other chapters included are modelling of turbulence, turbulent combustion model, heat transfer modelling and simulation. Examples and figures are provided in every chapter. This book can be used by aerospace and aerodynamics students.

8. “Spectral/hp Element Methods for CFD (Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation)” by George Em Karniadakis and Spencer J Sherwin

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“Spectral/hp Element Methods for CFD (Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation)” Book Review: This book includes different methods and approaches of CFD. The methods included in this book are complex geometries, spectral/hp element method, multi-domain spectral method and high-order finite element. Methods and techniques are discussed in detail. This book can be used by applied mathematics and physics students.

9. “Computational Science and High Performance Computing II” by Egon Krause and Yurii I Shokin

“Computational Science and High-Performance Computing II” Book Review: This book provides computational techniques on high performance computing technologies. The main chapters included are breakdown of compressible slender vortices, industrial and scientific framework for computational science and engineering, parallel numerical modelling and gas dynamic processes in airbag combustion chamber. Other chapters included are navier-stokes auxiliary equations, robustness and efficiency aspects for computational fluid structure interaction. A total of 27 chapters are included in this book. This book can be referred to by applied physics and aerospace engineering students.

10. “22nd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (Computer Aided Chemical Engineering)” by David Bogle and Michael Fairweather

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“22nd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (Computer Aided Chemical Engineering)” Book Review: This book describes the importance of computer aided process engineering. The main chapters included are sustainable CAPE-education and careers for chemical engineers, process synthesis and design in industrial practice, process software in the chemical industry. Other chapters added are adaptivity in process systems modelling, plant wide control, decision confidence and property integration. Programs and examples are provided in detail. This book can be used by chemical engineering students.

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