Intermediate Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)
- Professor Lian-Ping Wang
- 207 Spencer Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering
- University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-3140
Office: 207 Spencer Lab
- Phone: (302) 831-8160
- Fax: (302) 831-3619
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on MEEG 630:
- Course Objectives
- Course Description
Textbook, Reference Book
- Course Outline
- Homework assignments
- Notes about exams
To develop a graduate level understanding of the laws of fluid mechanics,
with ability to utilize the various equations with respect to irrotational flows,
viscous flows, turbulent flows, and one-dimensional compressible flows.
Catalog Description: 3 cr.
Algebra and analysis of Cartesian tensors. Descriptions of motion, kinematics.
Conservation equations. Constitutive theory, Newton-Stokes fluids. Irrotational
flow of an inviscid fluid. Dimensional analysis. Some exact solutions of
the Navier-Stokes equations. Asymptotic flows: creeping flow, flow in the
boundary layer. Introduction to turbulent flow. One dimensional compressible
Undergraduate fluid mechanics (i.e., MEEG 331 at University of Delaware).
Textbook and Reference
Text: "Fluid Mechanics", by
Pijush K. Kundu and Ira M. Cohen, 3rd edition, 2004, Academic Press.
Reference: ``An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics'' by G.K. Batchelor, 1967 or 1992,
Cambridge University Press. (Morris library, QA911 .B33)
Midterm exam 30%
Final Exam 40%
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