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Module MV-SAM-M146-M-7

Optimization in Fluid Mechanics (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-SAM-M146-M-7 Optimization in Fluid Mechanics 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-SAM] Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery
Reference course of study [MV-88.808-SG] M.Sc. Computational Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-SAM-86366-K-7
Optimization in Fluid Mechanics
P 28 h 62 h
ja PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-SAM-86366-K-7]: Title: "Optimization in Fluid Mechanics"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h
  • About [MV-SAM-86366-K-7]: The study achievement [PROJ-Schein] proof of successful completion of the project(s) must be obtained. It is a prerequisite for the examination for PL1.

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: oral examination (30 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10146 ("Optimization in Fluid Mechanics")
    Oral examination including lecture

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Calculation methods in fluid mechanics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Optimization algorithms
  • Parametric optimization
  • Topological optimization
  • Mesh Morphing
  • Adjoint Methods
  • Response Surface Methods
  • Optimization strategies
  • Automatization of geometry generation, mesh generation and calculation
  • Decision support
  • Assessment of optimization results

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able:
  • to explain calculation methods in fluid mechanics
  • to selected adequate optimization algorithms
  • to apply different optimization methods to engineering problems
  • to run optimization processes for problems in fluid mechanics
  • to asses results of optimization processes


Will be announced during the event

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Basic knowledge from the first 4 semesters of the Bachelor's degree for students of mechanical engineering, energy and process engineering, bioengineering and chemical engineering.

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-SAM-M146-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-CE-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Computational Engineering