Instructors

Dr. Kostadin Ivanov

Dr. Kostadin Ivanov

Nuclear Engineering

Phone: 919-513-1466
Email: knivanov@ncsu.edu
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Dr. Maria Avramova

Nuclear Engineering

Phone: 919-513-6354
Email: mnavramo@ncsu.edu
Instructor Website
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Dr. Nam Dinh

Nuclear Engineering

Phone: 919-515-5421
Email: ntdinh@ncsu.edu
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NE 795 Verification and Validation in Scientific Computing

3 Credit Hours

Advances in scientific computing have made modeling and simulation an important part of engineering and science. This course provides students with understanding and knowledge of comprehensive and systematic development of concepts, principles and procedures for verification, and validation of models and simulations.

Prerequisite

None.

Course Objectives

The methods discussed in class will be applied to wide range of technical fields of engineering (including nuclear and mechanical engineering) and technology. The theory lectures and assignments will be complemented with demonstration computer exercises, examples and a computer project on uncertainty propagation in modeling.

Course Requirements

  • Quizzes will be given weekly.
  • Homework is due one week from the day assigned.
  • Attendance is recommended.
  • Exam: There will be one exam.
  • Course Projects: One course project will be assigned during the semester.

 

Textbook

Required:

Class notes, provided

Recommended:

W. Oberkampt and C. Roy, Verification and Validation in Scientific Computing, Cambridge University Press, 2010

P. Roache, Fundamentals of Verification and Validation, Hermosa Publishers, 2009.

Software and Computer Requirements

Please review minimum computer specifications recommended by NC State University and Engineering Online.

 

Updated 4/9/2020