PHYS 7601

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Foundations of fluid mechanics from an advanced viewpoint, including formulation of continuum fluid dynamics; kinematic descriptions of fluid flow, derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations and energy equation for compressible fluids; and sound waves, viscous flows, boundary layers, and potential flows.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one semester of fluid mechanics equivalent to MAE 3230 or higher, in addition to  basic  knowledge in Vector Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, and Complex Variable Analysis.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 6010

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8003PHYS 7601  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Erickson, D

  • Prerequisite: One semester of fluid mechanics equivalent to MAE 3230 or higher is required.

  •  8682PHYS 7601  DIS 201

    • F
    • Erickson, D