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Intermediate Level
Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

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Eindhoven University of Technology

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction movies & Basic aspects of fluid flow

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 123 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Introduction mov5m
1.1: Fluid properties - Part 111m
1.2: Fluid properties - Part 28m
1.3: Fluid properties - Part 39m
1.4: Flow properties - Part 16m
1.5: Flow properties - Part 211m
1.6: Fluid statics, kinematics, dynamics15m
1.7: Boundary layers - Part 112m
1.8: Boundary layers - Part 212m
1.9: Boundary layers - Part 38m
1.10: The atmospheric boundary layer17m
3 readings
Nomenclature & glossary20m
How this course works10m
FOR PRINTING: All lecture slides of Week 1 in one environmental-friendly PDF10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for week 120m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Wind-tunnel testing

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2: Wind-tunnel types and applications6m
2.3: The atmospheric boundary layer wind tunnel12m
2.4: Wind-tunnel components10m
2.5: Measurements and flow visualisation9m
2.6: Similarity and flow quality11m
2.7: Best practice guidelines7m
2 readings
FOR PRINTING: All lecture slides of Week 2 in one environmental-friendly PDF10m
OPTIONAL: Article on wind-tunnel measurement techniques1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz for week 220m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Computational Fluid Dynamics

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 123 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
3.2: Approximate forms of the Navier-Stokes equations11m
3.3: Turbulence modeling10m
3.4: Some aspects of discretization15m
3.5: Near-wall modeling13m
3.6: Errors and uncertainty, verification and validation11m
3.7: Best practice guidelines17m
3.8: Computational Wind Engineering - part 115m
3.9: Computational Wind Engineering - part 217m
3 readings
FOR PRINTING: All lecture slides of Week 3 in one environmental-friendly PDF10m
OPTIONAL: Article on CFD techniques for pedestrian-level wind comfort assessment30m
OPTIONAL: Article on 50 years of Computational Wind Engineering1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz for week 320m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Building aerodynamics

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 137 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
4.2: Wind flow around buildings - part 213m
4.3: Pedestrian-level wind conditions around buildings - part 113m
4.4: Pedestrian-level wind conditions around buildings - part 215m
4.5: Pedestrian-level wind conditions around buildings - part 317m
4.6: Natural ventilation of buildings12m
4.7: Wind-driven rain on building facades - part 19m
4.8: Wind-driven rain on building facades - part 215m
4.9: Wind energy in the built environment - part 110m
4.10: Wind energy in the built environment - part 215m
4 readings
FOR PRINTING: All lecture slides of Week 4 in one environmental-friendly PDF10m
OPTIONAL: Article on pedestrian wind comfort at Eindhoven University Campus30m
OPTIONAL: Article on natural ventilation of Amsterdam ArenA stadium30m
OPTIONAL: Article on wind-driven rain on buildings30m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for week 420m

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