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10.52 Mechanics of Fluids, Spring 2006

Natural convection in square cavity flowfield.
Natural convection in square cavity flowfield. (Image courtesy of the Argonne National Laboratory, Nuclear Engineering Division.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features a complete set of assignments and a list of fluid mechanics films in study materials.

Course Description

This course is an advanced subject in fluid and continuum mechanics. The course content includes kinematics, macroscopic balances for linear and angular momentum, stress tensors, creeping flows and the lubrication approximation, the boundary layer approximation, linear stability theory, and some simple turbulent flows.
 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Kenneth Smith

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Graduate

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