Center for Wind Energy Research
at the Carl von Ossietzky
University of Oldenburg

Ammerländer Heerstr. 136
26129 Oldenburg Germany

Andreas H. Schmidt


Computational Fluid Dynamics 1

Distance Education

CONCLUDED pilot course: Computational Fluid Dynamics 1

This online course is designed as lecture with exercises and is offered in English. It consists of 3 ECTS and is intended for a workload of 90 hours.   

The course Computational Fluid Dynamics 1 has the following objectives:

  • Deeper understanding of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics.
  • Overview of numerical methods for the solution of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics.
  • Ability to apply these CFD models to certain defined problems and to critically evaluate the results of numerical models.



  • the Navier-Stokes equations,
  • introduction to numerical methods,
  • finite-differences, finite-volume methods,
  • linear equation systems,



  • Knowledge of advanced fluid dynamics 
  • Basic understanding of the Navier-Stokes-equations
  • Knowledge of partial differential equation

  • Basic knowledge of numerical methods


Language: English

Duration: April 21st 2014 - Jul 20th 2014 (concluded)

(Changed: 2021-04-30)