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AACME - March 28-29, 2017

AACME 2017

Theme of the workshop

Department of Mechanical Engineering, BITS Pilani-Pilani campus is organizing a two day workshop on "Advanced Applications of Computational Methods in Engineering" during March 28-29, 2017. With the advent of high performance computing and availability of high end hardware, computational modelling and simulations have become an important tool in the engineering analysis. While there are several areas of importance, in this workshop we are focusing on two important emerging areas in this field, computational fluid dynamics and computational materials science. Prof. S. Vengadesan from IIT Madras and Prof. M.P. Gururajan from IIT Bombay will be the chief resource persons. They will be speaking on turbulence modelling, materials modelling at different length scales, molecular dynamics simulations, Montecarlo and phase field methods.  
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Resource Persons

     Prof. Vengadesan is a Professor in the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras. He works in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence Modelling. In this workshop he will deliver lectures on Turbulence Modelling
  Prof. Gururajan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science. He works in the area of Computational Materials Science. In this workshop he will be delivering lectures on the multi scale modelling approaches in Materials Science. 


1. Turbulence Modelling
Materials Science
1. Atomistic simulations: Molecular Dynamics & Montecarlo methods
2.  Mesoscale simulations: Discrete dislocation dynamics
3. Continuum scale: Phase field methods
CFD Software
- Presentation and Demonstration of 1D & 3D CFD Simulation Software for IC Engine Applications by AVL India, Gurgaon.
Parallel Programming
- Introduction to MPI & OpenMP  


  • Crack Simulation using Phase Field Method

  • Simulation of boiling in a Hypervapotron geometry using OpenFOAM

Registration Information

Last Date for Registration 15th March 2017.
For Details Contact
Murali Palla :
Mobile: 9571028863 
Shyam Sunder Yadav : 
Mobile: 9902346342 

Organizing Committee

Prof. Sauvik Bhattacharya, Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani
Prof. Ashoke Kumar Sarkar
Director, BITS Pilani Pilani Campus
Advisory Committee
Prof. Sivasubramaniam
Acting Registrar, BITS Pilani
Prof. Srinivasan
HOD, Mechanical Engineering
BITS Pilani Pilani Campus 


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