Offered Every Fall
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing in engineering or related discipline|
|Catalog Description:||The fundamentals of fluid mechanics. Derivation of the governing equations of motion. An introduction to viscous, inviscid, turbulent, and boundary-layer flows.|
|Textbooks:||Ronald Panton, Incompressible Flow, Panton; 2nd Edition, John Wiley; 1995.
G. M. Homsy, et al, Multi-Media Fluid Mechanics (w/CD), Cambridge University Press, 2000.
|Instructors:||Marc Smith, Paul Neitzel, and Minami Yoda|
|Goals:||This course is intended to provide the beginning graduate student with a broad background in the fundamentals of fluid mechanics and an introduction to the various flow regimes. After this course, the student should be prepared to take subsequent courses in a broad range of engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, bio-engineering, aerospace, and civil engineering.|