252-0867-00L  Engineering Tool: Case Study Physics Simulations

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersV. da Costa de Azevedo
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentThe Engineering Tool-courses are for MAVT Bachelor’s degree students only.


252-0867-00 KEngineering Tool: Case Study Physics Simulations
The lecturers will communicate the exact lesson times of ONLINE courses.
12s hrs
23.02.14:00-18:00ON LI NE »
24.02.14:00-18:00ON LI NE »
25.02.14:00-18:00ON LI NE »
V. da Costa de Azevedo

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course provides an introduction to physics simulations and in particular discusses the fundamentals and numerical solution of an Eulerian fluid simulation. The students will implement the discussed techniques by extending the provided code framework.
ObjectiveParticipants will learn about the fundamentals of Eulerian fluid simulations and how to implement a fluid solver numerically.
ContentThe lecture includes theoretical and practical parts. The practical exercises include multiple smaller tasks and will be implemented in the provided C++ code framework.
Lecture notesHand-outs and code framework can be downloaded.
LiteratureNo textbooks required.
Prerequisites / NoticeFundamentals of calculus and physics, knowledge in programming with C++.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits0.4 credits
ExaminersV. da Costa de Azevedo
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationStudents are required to work on and submit programming projects. The course is considered failed ("no show") if no solution is submitted

Learning materials

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMechanical Engineering BSc (152000)

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