1. Survey of Numerical Methods

  1. W. J. Minkowycz2,
  2. E. M. Sparrow3 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy4
  1. J. Y. Murthy4,
  2. W. J. Minkowycz2,
  3. E. M. Sparrow3 and
  4. S. R. Mathur1

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch1

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Murthy, J. Y., Minkowycz, W. J., Sparrow, E. M. and Mathur, S. R. (2000) Survey of Numerical Methods, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 3

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 4

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fluent Inc., 10 Cavendish Court, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  3. 3

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  4. 4

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • computational heat transfer (CHT);
  • Reynolds-averaged conservation equation;
  • domain discretization;
  • Regular and Body-fitted Meshes;
  • node-based and cell-based schemes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Governing Equations

  • Anatomy of a Numerical Solution

  • Computational Techniques for Unstructured Meshes

  • Higher-Order Schemes for Convection Operators

  • Linear Solvers

  • Computation of Fluid Flow

  • Closure

  • Nomenclature

  • References