166.690 Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) of Separation Processes Exercise
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, UE, 4.0h, 4.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • use a selected CFD software package for simple process engineering problems;
  • understand the basics of computational fluid dynamics as an important tool in process engineering as well as the scopes and limitations of modern CFD packages;

Subject of course

Learning how to use a modern CFD package (tutorial). Solving a CFD problem in process engineering starting from geoemtry and boundary conditions. Critical analysis of results achieved.

Teaching methods

Working through tutorials provided in the course; guided solving of a CFD problem with limited complexity

Mode of examination




Course dates

Wed14:00 - 15:0008.03.2023 Online KickOff (GoTo- or Zoom Meeting)KickOff - Introduction

Examination modalities

Final presentation of results the CFD exercise

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.02.2023 00:00 22.03.2023 23:59 22.03.2023 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering


OpenFOAM tutorials: http://www.cfd.at/downloads



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