The course deals with current numerical methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics in the context of high performance computing. An emphasis is placed on explicit methods for compressible flows, but classical numerical methods for incompressible Navier-Stokes equations are also covered. A brief introduction to turbulence modelling is also provided by the course. Additional topics are high order numerical methods for the solution of systems of partial differential equations. The last day is dedicated to parallelization.
Hands-on sessions will manifest the contents of the lectures. In most of these sessions, the application Framework APES will be used. They cover grid generation using Seeder, visualization with ParaView and the usage of the parallel CFD solver Ateles on the local HPC system.
The course is organized by HLRS, IAG (University of Stuttgart) and the Institute of Software Methods for Product Virtualisation (DLR).
Online course Organizer: HLRS, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Feb 20, 2023
Feb 24, 2023
Computational Fluid Dynamics
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Basic knowledge of partial differential equations and physics. The working environment is a cluster system, where shell and Unix experience is recommended. Programming experience is not required.
Community level: 30 hours
Learn more about course curricula and content levels.
Dr.-Ing. Harald Klimach (main instructor), Dr.-Ing. Neda Ebrahimi Pour, Jana Gericke, M.Sc., Dr.-Ing. Kannan Masilamani, and Dr. Gregorio Gerardo Spinelli (DLR, SP); Dr.-Ing. Andreas Waldmann and Anna Schwarz, M.Sc. (IAG, Uni. Stuttgart); Dr. Albert Ruprecht (formerly IHS, Uni. Stuttgart); Dipl.-Phys. Christoph Niethammer (HLRS, Uni. Stuttgart)
See link to the updated detailed program (CET time). This course will include a new block on Lattice Boltzmann methods.
Each participant will get a copy of all slides (PDF), and, upon request, a printed handout.
See also the slides and exercises of the 2020 ONLINE course.
Register via the button at the top of this page. We encourage you to register to the waiting list if the course is full. Places might become available.
Registration closes on February 5, 2023 (extended registration phase).
Late registrations after the registration phase are still possible according to the course capacity and with digital handout only.
Link to the EU and EU-associated (Horizon Europe), and PRACE countries.
Our course fees include coffee breaks (in classroom courses only).
Lorenzo Zanon, phone 0711 685 63824, zanon(at)hlrs.de
HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in Feb. 2012. This course is not part of the PATC curriculum and is not sponsored by the PATC program. HLRS is also member of the Baden-Württemberg initiative bwHPC. This course is also provided within the framework of the bwHPC training program.
See the training overview and the Supercomputing Academy pages.
October 20, 2023
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High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
Nobelstraße 19, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
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A member of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing, HLRS is one of three German national centers for high-performance computing.
HLRS is a central unit of the University of Stuttgart.