TAM 435: Intermediate Fluid Mechanics

Class Description:

Analytical solution methods for problems involving ideal and real fluids: potential flow theory, boundary-layer theory; surface waves, vortex dynamics, and compressible flows. Prerequisite: TAM 335, ME 310, or AE 312. 4 undergraduate and 4 graduate hours.

Topics:

Conservation laws (5 hr)
Kinematics (3 hr)
Special governing equations (3 hr)
2-D potential flow (9 hr)
3-D potential flow (6 hr)
Surface waves (6 hr)
Vortex dynamics (4 hr)
Low-Reynolds-number flows (3 hr)
Boundary layers (5 hr)
1-D compressible flow (5 hr)
Shock waves (5 hr)
Exams (2 hr)
TOTAL HOURS: 60

 

ME:  MechSE or technical elective.

EM:  Secondary field elective.

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