Information Package / Course Catalogue
Turbulence Modlling and Applications
Course Code: MME525
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: English
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

The fundamentals of turbulence and solution procedures of turbulent flows. Recognition of different turbulence models

Course Content

Fundamentals of turbulent flows. The statistical description of turbulence. Algebraic models. The models based on Reynolds averaged Navier Stokes (RANS) equations. Reynolds stress equation models. Direct numerical simulation (DNS). Large eddy simulation (LES).

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. Knows the nature of turbulent flows
2.2. Knows Turbulent flow equations, such as continuity, Navier Stokes and Energy equations.
3.3. Knows Reynolds Stress and the other type turbulence flow models
4.4. Knows the modeling of turbulent flow domain and define the relation between the wall boundary conditions and turbulence flow domain.
5.5. Knows how to choose the turbulence model for different type of flow conditions.
6.6. Have experience about turbulence modeling with a commercial code.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Turbulence, J. O. Hinze,McGraw-Hill , 2005.
2.2. A First Course in Turbulence, H. Tennekes, MIT pres, 1999
3.3. Blazek, J., 2001, Computational Fluid Dynamics: Principles and Applications, Elsevier, United Kingdom.
4.4. Ders Notları
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is turbulence? The features of turbulent flows.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Unsteadiness and transition to turbulence
Week 3 - Theoretical
Equations of turbulent flows and closure problem
Week 4 - Theoretical
Turbulence Modelling
Week 5 - Theoretical
Composing mesh in turbulence flow domain, an example in Gambit
Week 6 - Theoretical
Zero, one and two equation turbulence models
Week 7 - Theoretical
Week 8 - Theoretical
Determination of turbulence constants
Week 9 - Theoretical
1st Midterm Exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Determination of wall functions
Week 11 - Theoretical
Reynolds Stress Models
Week 12 - Theoretical
Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Large Eddy Simulation (LES)
Week 14 - Theoretical
Determination of turbulence model for a sample case and FLUENT practice
Week 15 - Theoretical
Submission of term paper and its presentation
Week 16 - Final Exam
FINAL Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%25
Final Examination1%25
Term Assignment1%50
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory162496
Assignment50315
Term Project1151025
Quiz44120
Midterm Examination115217
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)195
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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