ME 3350/5350: Fluid Dynamics

Course description

This is a first course in fluid dynamics for mechanical engineering students. By the end of this course, students will be able to: identify, recognize and define basic concepts in fluid mechanics, and apply those concepts to solve practical problems encountered in mechanical engineering and other engineering disciplines.

The topics to be covered include:
1. Introduction
2. Fluid statics
3. Control volume analysis
4. Local analysis
5. Potential flow
6. Dimensional analysis
7. Pipe flow
8. Boundary layers

Announcements

1/11/18

  • ROOM CHANGE: ALL LECTURES WILL BE IN RUSS 144

  • HW1 assignment posted (due: 1/18)

1/2/18
  • Syllabus posted
  • Schedule posted
  • Chapter 1 "Introduction" outline posted
  • Handout 1.1 "Continuum hypothesis" posted
  • Handout 1.2 "Measures of fluid mass and weight" posted
  • Handout 1.3 "Measures of fluid compressibility" posted
  • Handout 1.4 "Viscosity" posted
  • Handout 1.5 "Viscosity dependence on pressure and temperature" posted

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GENERAL MATERIAL


Course schedule (posted 1/2)

Syllabus (posted 1/2)
     

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION


Chaper outline (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.1 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.2 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.3 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.4 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.5 (posted 1/2)

HW1 (posted 1/11)
     

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