Applied Fluid Engineering Computing (CIVL5669)


The objective of this unit is to provide students with advanced knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) techniques and skills in solving thermal fluid flow problems relevant to Civil and Environmental Engineering applications. Students will also gain experience in using a state-of-the-art commercial CFD package and advanced understanding of a range of engineering problems through working on projects.

Further unit of study information


Lecture 1 hr/week; Tutorial 1 hr/week; Laboratory 2 hrs/week.


Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CIVL5511 or CIVL9612. Understanding of fluid mechanics at the undergraduate level; Appreciation of fluid flow problems relevant to Civil and Environmental Engineering applications; Basic computer skills and some understanding of numerical methods.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.