METR 5344 CFD Course Home Page (Fall 2017)

Instructor: Dr. Ming Xue
NWC 2502 (CAPS Office Suite)
Tel: 325 6037
Personal Web Page:

Lecture Time: Tuesday, Thursday 1:00-2:15 pm
Location: NWC 5930

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 - 12:30pm or by appointment
Location: NWC 2502

Chapter 0. Introduction to CFD and Computing

Chapter 1. Foundamentals of Partial Differential Equation

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 high-order advection scheme

2.3. Quantitative Properties of FD Schemes.

Chapter 3. Finite Difference Methods for Hyperbolic Equations

Chapter 4. Nonlinear Hyperbolic Problems

Chapter 5. Methods for Elliptic Equations

Chapter 6. Introduction to Semi-Lagrangian Methods

Chapter 7. Introduction to Spectral Methods