Published in 5th Annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Supercomputing Symposium Proceedings: Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 3, 1991, pages 165-172.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Patrick Lemieux was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
An advanced multipurpose Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code, FloSYS, developed for use in a CAD/CAE environment has been utilized in undergraduate and graduate courses in heat transfer. Problems are introduced at an introductory level in: -steady 2- and 3-dimensional conduction, -transient 1-, 2-, and 3-dimensional conduction, -free convective cavity flow with conjugate heat transfer, and -turbulent flows with heat transfer. More sophisticated problems, related to the use of porous media concepts for modelling heat exchangers, and compartment fire modelling are introduced at a more senior level. After one year's experimental use, the CFD code is being recommended for use in other courses in fluid mechanics, environmental studies and heating and ventilation
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