2.25 Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Fall 2005
Author(s)McKinley, Gareth; Ghoniem, Ahmed F.; Sonin, Ain; Hosoi, Anette
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
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This course surveys the principal concepts and methods of fluid dynamics. Topics include mass conservation, momentum, and energy equations for continua, the Navier-Stokes equation for viscous flows, similarity and dimensional analysis, lubrication theory, boundary layers and separation, circulation and vorticity theorems, potential flow, an introduction to turbulence, lift and drag, surface tension and surface tension driven flows. The class assumes students have had one prior undergraduate class in the area of fluid mechanics. Emphasis is placed on being able to formulate and solve typical problems of engineering importance.
fluid dynamics, Mass conservation, Navier-Stokes equation, viscous flows, dimensional analysis, Lubrication theory, boundary layer, lift, drag, vorticity theorems, Potential flow, turbulence, Bernoulli equation, potenial flow, inviscid flow, flight, surface tension