GIAN Course September 2016: An Advanced Introduction to the Finite Volume Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics (with OpenFoam) September 5 - 9, 2016

Global Initiative for Academic Networks Course at IIT Indore in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

An Advanced Introduction to the Finite Volume Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics
(with OpenFoam)

September 5 - 9, 2016


Keywords:  CFD, Finite volume methods, Numerical Simulation, Convection-Diffusion equation, High resolution Schemes, Solution of Navier-Stokes equation, Open Source Software, OpenFoam
              forced convection flow trajectories from a tubeaxial fan, predicted using a CFD analysis package
       Vortex shedding behind a circular cylinder                     Forced convection flow trajectories from a fan in a straight-finned heat sink








The event ended at 3:00 pm on September 09, 2016. 









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Total Number of Registered Participants as on September 4. 2016: 54

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Note to Participants
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View ACCOMMODATION and Mess Details
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PARTICIPANT LIST as on September 4, 2016
View PARTICIPANTS List
Registered participants whose names are not listed may write to the course coordinator 
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Participants are advised to bring their Laptops OpenFOAM installed in Windows/Linux
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Transport details
Institute Bus no. 2 has been arranged for participants.
Departure time is 8:15 am.
Location: Outside Silver Springs Township main gate (adjacent to the bypass road).
No other bus is available beyond this time.
Participants are advised to be in time.

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How to reach the venue?
Participants who wish to visit the institute directly should ask the taxi/auto driver go to Simrol.
The entry to the institute is through the first gate (close to Simrol Police Station). 
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Inauguration
10:00 am in SB-308, School Building
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DownloadsRegistration Form Brochure 
GIAN Course Registration Portal : IIT Indore IIT Kharagpur 

Note:
 
Participants are advised to Register themselves in the GIAN IIT Kharagpur portal first. Please visit http://www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in and click the 'Course Registration' menu, register yourselves and then choose this course from the list to register for this course.

 



Course Coordinator
:  Dr. Shanmugam Dhinakaran, Associate Professor, The Center for Fluid Dynamics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Indore, Indore, M.P - 453 552
Website: http://people.iiti.ac.in/~sdhina | Phone: +91-9111 74 9191 | Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Teaching faculty: Prof. Marwan Darwish, Professor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Prof. Marwan Darwish received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Processing from BRUNEL University, London, U.K in 1991. He then joined the Brunel Institute of Computational Mathematics (BICOM), U.K for one year as a post-doc before joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in 1992, where he currently serves as a Professor. His research interest covers a range of topics in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) including solidification, advanced numeric using the Finite Volume Method (FVM), free surface flow, high-resolution schemes, multiphase flows, coupled algorithms, and algebraic multi-grid. He is a founding member of the CFD Group at AUB. He has published over 50 journal papers and contributed over 50 presentations to refereed international conferences.  
  • He recently co-authored a book entitled: “The Finite Volume Method in Computational Fluid Dynamics: An Advanced Introduction with OpenFOAM and Matlab”, the book is published by Springer.






Contents of this page

1. Course title

2. Event Type

3. Course schedule

4. Lecture duration

5. Course Credits

6. Location and Venue

7. Who should attend

8. Course overview

9. Course contents

10. Objectives

11. Teaching Faculty

12. Course Coordinator

13. Registration Fee

14. How to register & Registration form

15. Accommodation

16. About Indore

17. About IIT Indore

18. Map

19.Travel information (VisaFlightTrainTaxi)

20. FAQ




1. Course Title: 
An advanced introduction to the Finite Volume Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics (with OpenFoam)



2. Event Type: 
International - Both national and international participants are welcome.



3. Course schedule: 
September 5 - 9, 2016 (5 days)
Monday to Friday



4. Lecture duration
Total duration of lecture : 15 hours  



5. Course Credits
    No. of Credits: 1



6. Location & Venue
Location: 
Country : INDIA
City       : Indore
State     : Madhya Pradesh
Venue    SB-308, School Building
Please note that the venue is within Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore) Campus.



 7. Who should attend:
  • UG/PG Students with background in Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, Civil, Biomedical and other relevant branches of engineering 
  • B.Sc/M.Sc students with background in Mathematics
  • Research Scholars and faculty members in the above-mentioned Engineering branches and mathematics
  • Scientists and Practicing Engineers in the above-mentioned branches of Engineering. 
 
 


11. Teaching Faculty
  • Prof. Marwan Darwish received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Processing from BRUNEL University, London, U.K in 1991. He then joined the Brunel Institute of Computational Mathematics (BICOM), U.K for one year as a post-doc before joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in 1992, where he currently serves as a Professor. His research interest covers a range of topics in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) including solidification, advanced numeric using the Finite Volume Method (FVM), free surface flow, high-resolution schemes, multiphase flows, coupled algorithms, and algebraic multi-grid. He is a founding member of the CFD Group at AUB. He has published over 50 journal papers and contributed over 50 presentations to refereed international conferences.  
  • He recently co-authored a book entitled: “The Finite Volume Method in Computational Fluid Dynamics: An Advanced Introduction with OpenFOAM and Matlab”, the book is published by Springer.


12. Course Coordinator
  • Dr. Shanmugam Dhinakaran is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Indore, India. He received his Ph.D. in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer from IIT Kharagpur, India in 2008. He had worked as a post-doctoral researcher at University of Pau, France; University of Minho, Portugal; University of Porto, Portugal, and University of Valenciennes, France before joining IIT Indore as an Assistant Professor in 2012. Dr. Dhinakaran is also an adjunct faculty in the Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering, IIT Indore. He is the coordinator of The Centre for Fluid Dynamics at IIT Indore. Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, Porous media, Nanofluids and Cardiovascular diseases are his research areas.


13. Registration Fee and Payment
  • Students (UG & PG)  : Rs. 3,000 
  • Research Scholars    : Rs. 4,000  
  • Faculty members      : Rs. 5,000 
  • Foreigners                 : USD 250
  • Industry and others  : Rs. 10,000 
Students and Research scholars: Submit bonafide certificate from College/University and copy of College ID.
Faculty members: Submit a letter from the University and copy of ID Card issued by University/College.

Interested participants should either pay -

(a) Online (NEFT bank transfer)
  • Name of A/c holder: IIT Indore Project & Consultancy A/c   |     Bank: Canara Bank      |  Branch: Indore Navlakha Branch
  • A/c No. 1476101027440    |  MICR Code: 452015003   |  IFSC Code: CNRB0001476     |  SWIFT Code: CNRBINBBISG
(b) Demand Draft:  Please draw the DD in favor of 'Registrar, IIT Indore' and post the same to the course coordinator.
(c) Cash (Allowed only for last minute registration with prior approval of the course coordinator, if seats are available)



14. How to Register?  Registration form

> Online transfer 
  • Please visit the following registration portal: http://gian.iiti.ac.in/register.php and fill in the following details: First name, last name, e-mail id, select the course, contact number, Fee details (NEFT/DD).
  • Send the soft copy of online transaction details, Course registration form (Download here), copy of ID card, bonafide certificate (in case of students and research scholars) to sdhina @ iiti.ac.in
> Demand Draft
  • Please visit the following registration portal: http://gian.iiti.ac.in/register.php and fill in the following details: First name, last name, e-mail id, select the course, contact number, Fee details (NEFT/DD).
  • Send the soft copy of DD, Course registration form (Download here), copy of ID card, bonafide certificate (in case of students and research scholars) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Post the DD along with the above mentioned copies to the course coordinator before August 20, 2016. 
> Cash (Last minute registration with prior approval from course coordinator)
  • With the prior approval of the course coordinator, one should register in the following portal: http://gian.iiti.ac.in/register.php 
  • Fill this registration form (Download here) and send it by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


15. Accommodation
  • Accommodation will be provided on the first-come-first-serve basis on payment basis. Accommodation fee can be paid upon arrival directly to the concerned authority.


16. About Indore
  • Indore city is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh in Central India. It is located 190 km from the Bhopal which is the Capital of Madhya Pradesh. It is an education hub of the state and houses both IIT as well as IIM.  It is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest airport is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport and the nearest railway station is Indore Junction. Indore falls under Tier 2 cities in India and has a land area of 530 km2. Tincha falls, Patalpani, Choral Dam, Mandu, Maheshwar, Ujjain Mahakaleswar temple and Omkareshwar temple are some of the tourist attractions. The language spoken here is Hindi. 


17. About IIT Indore
  • Indian Institute of Technology Indore is one of the premier institutions established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India at Indore in 2009. The institute is functioning in the permanent campus at Simrol. IIT Indore offers B. Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc and Ph.D. programs in engineering, science and humanities stream. For more information about the institute, please visit www.iiti.ac.in


18. Map:
  View (IIT Indore)



19. Travel Information
     
General information

  • IIT Indore is well connected by road, rail and air.
  • Nearest Airport: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore (Code: IDR)
  • Nearest railway station: Indore Junction (INDB)
> Taxi Services from Airport : 
  • Pre-paid taxis are readily available in the Indore Airport. 
  • Taxi charges from Airport: Around INR 600
  • Taxi Services from Indore City: Around INR 400
  • Drop location: IIT Indore, Simrol
  • Distance between Airport and IIT Indore Campus: 36 km
  • Distance between Indore Railway station and IIT Indore Campus: 27 km
  • Distance between Indore city and IIT Indore Campus: Around 25 km
> For Foreign visitors
  • Visa: Please visit the website of Indian Embassy in your country to apply for the visa
  • Invitation letter: Please write to the course coordinator to get an invitation letter. 
  • Booking flight tickets: Participants may directly book their tickets from their location to Indore directly. They may also try to book their tickets from their location to Delhi (NDL)/Mumbai (BOM) and then separately book the tickets from NDL/BOM to IDR.
>For Indian nationals:

- Rail
 
  • Participants can book their train tickets in https://www.irctc.co.in from their city to Indore Junction (INDORE JN - INDB).
  • In case of non-availability of direct trains to Indore (INDORE JN - INDB), one can book their tickets to Bhopal (BHOPAL JN - BPL) and from Bhopal take another train to Indore (travel time: between 4 and 6 and half hours). The best option is to get down in Bhopal (BHOPAL JN - BPL) and take the Chartered Bus (http://charteredbus.inVolvo Air conditioned) to Indore. This bus service is available every 30 minutes. Travel time from Bhopal Junction to Indore (Geeta Bhavan) is around 4 hours. From Geeta Bhavan, take an auto/taxi to Silver Springs Township, Indore (if you are given an accommodation in IIT Indore hostel).
Road
  • Participants from other states: Bus services are also available from other states to Indore. 
  • Residents of Madhya Pradesh near Bhopal: Please check this website for more information http://charteredbus.in. Drop location: Atal Indore City bus station, Geeta Bhavan. From Geeta Bhavan, take an auto/taxi to IIT Indore in Simrol
Please do not hesitate to contact the course coordinator in case you need any assistance (sdhina @ iiti.ac.in, +91- 9111 74 9191)



20. FAQ

1. I have finished my B.Tech recently. I cannot pay the registration fee under  'Industry and others' category? Under which category do I come under and how much should I pay?
>> Students category (Registration fee - Rs. 3000). Submit a scanned copy of your ID Card

2. Hotels in Indore
>> http://www.lemontreehotels.com/lemon-tree-hotel/indore/hotel-indore.aspx
>> https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-indore
>> http://www.sayajihotels.com/indore/
    
3. When does the course get over on September 9, 2016?
>> The lecture gets over at 13:00 hrs. However, examination will be conducted after the lecture. Participants may have to be in the institute at least till 6PM. So, please plan your trip accordingly. If you do not wish to attend the examination, you are free to leave after the lecture.


    
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