P. Jungbecker and D. Veit, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) deals with numerical flow simulation. By applying CFD, even complex problems can be solved using a numerical iteration process. A commonly used method involves the Navier–Stokes equations which represent a system of equations for continuity, impulse and energy conservation of a fluid. Typical examples for the simulation of complex flows are the air current around aircrafts and inside cars, and the modelling of heat transfer for a wide range of applications, including in textile processing.
computational fluid dynamics (CFD)