CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

# Numerical Methods in Aerospace Engineering

Code Completion Credits Range Language
2221222 Z,ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Karel Barák, Tomáš Čenský, Jaromír Kučera, Tomáš Sommer
Tutor:
Karel Barák, Tomáš Čenský, Jaromír Kučera, Tomáš Sommer
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

The course is focused on CAD / CAE software products for design of structures in aerospace technology, especially on applications of numerical calculations of flow problems, elasticity and strength and mechanisms.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1st Unit (week 1- 3): 3D CAD, ECAD

Principles of parametric modeling in 3D, basics of assemblies and creation of drawing documentation, introduction to electrical engineering CADs

2nd Unit (week 4-6): Numerical solution of fluid flow

Mathematical models of flow, the Euler and Navier-Stokes equations, numerical solution of the task for subsonic and supersonic potential flow. Modeling of turbulence. Geometry modeling, creation of computational grid. Stability of the solution, convergence. Processing of the results.

3rd Unit (week 7-10): Finite element method in elasticity and strength

Beam elements, 1D, 2D and 3D geometry. Generalized forces and displacements. The shell, shell elements, classification of shell elements. FEM calculations of composites. The calculation of the modal properties.

4th Unit (week 10-13): Numerical solution of mechanisms

Creation of the mechanical model, the rigid and yielding body, linking with FEM. Types of boundary conditions and their application.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1st Unit (week 1- 3): CAD and ECAD

Parametric modeling of 3D assemblies, practical design of electronic construction - scheme design and PCB.

2nd Unit (week 4-6): Numerical solution of fluid flow

Practical exercises – the creation of the model and grid, 2D model, 2D compressible flow, 3Dmodel-outer stream, turbulent models, processing of the results.

3rd Unit (week 7-10): Finite element method in elasticity and strength

Practical exercise-1D, 2D, 3D elements, the shell, the shell elements. FEM calculations of laminates. The calculation of the modal properties.

4th Unit (week 10-13): Numerical solution of mechanisms

Creation of the mechanical model, connection with FEM. Application of boundary conditions, the definition of the body motion, joints, and their links.

Study Objective:

Obtaining an overview and basic knowledge of modern software products for design and calculations for the needs of aerospace technology.

Study materials:

- Bathe, K.J., Wilson, E.L.: Numerical methods in finite element analysis. Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976

- Anderson J., Computational Fluid Dynamics The Basics With Applications, McGraw-Hill, 1995

- Tannehill J.,C., Anderson D., A., Pletcher R., H., Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Taylor &amp; Francis, 1997

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
 06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00 roomČenský T.Kučera J.09:00–10:30(lecture parallel1)roomBarák K.Čenský T.10:45–12:15(parallel nr.1)
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-09-25
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5921806.html