METR 5344 CFD Course Home Page (Fall 2007)
Instructor: Dr. Ming Xue
mxue@ou.edu
NWC 2502 (CAPS Office Suite)
Tel: 325 6037
Personal Web Page: http://twister.ou.edu
Lecture Time: Tuesday, Thursday 11:3012:45 am
Location: NWC 5930
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:30  2:30pm or by appointment
Location: NWC 2502
We will also use iThink for grade posting etc.
The address is http://learn.ou.edu
Chapter 0. Introduction to CFD and Computing
Chapter 1. Foundamentals of Partial Differential Equation
Homework 2.
Chapter 2. Finite Difference Method
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Methods for Obtaining FD Expressions
Tremback et al (1987 MWR) 
an example of using interpolation and polynomial fitting to construct
highorder advection scheme
Homework 3.
2.3. Quantitative Properties of FD Schemes. Lecture notes
Durran Chapter 2 on Finite
Different Methods
Straka et al (1993) on numerical
convergence and determination of order of accuracy
Fletcher book sections on
solving diffusion equations
Pielke book section on
stability of schemes for diffusion equations
Handouts on solving tridiagonal
system of equations
Fletcher book sections
on general concepts and numerical convergence
Exam 1 Review Guide  Grade distribution
Homework 4.
2.4. MultiDimensional Problems
Chapter 3. Finite Difference Methods for Hyperbolic Equations
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Linear convection – 1D wave equation
Notes for 3.1 and 3.2
3.3. Phase and Amplitude Errors of
1D Advection Equation
3.4. Monotonicity of Advection Schemes
3.5. MultiDimensional Advection
Homework 5 .
Exam 2 Review Guide  Grade distribution
Chapter 4. Nonlinear Hyperbolic Problems
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Nonlinear Instability
4.3. Controlling Nonlinear Instability
4.4 System of Hyperbolic Equations 
Shallow Water Equation model
4.5. Boundary Conditions for Hyperbolic
Equations
Homework 6
Chapter 5. Methods for Elliptic Equations
Chapter 6. Introduction to SemiLagrangian Methods
Chapter 7. Introduction to Spectral Methods
Study Guide for 3rd Exam
