ENG-SCI 123. Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Transport Processes


  • Professor: David Sondak
  • Term: Spring
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 144952
  • Subject Area: Engineering Sciences

Dimensional analysis. Basic elements of steady and unsteady thermal conduction and mass diffusion. Statics and dynamics of fluids. Buoyancy-stability and hydrostatics. Laminar viscous flows, potential flows, origin of lift, and basic aspects of boundary layers. Navier-Stokes and continuity equations. Applications in aerodynamics, chemical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, and physics.

Prerequisite: (Applied Math 21a or Math 21a or equivalent) AND (Applied Math 21b or Math 21b or equivalent) AND (APPHY 50a or PHYSCI 12a or Physics 15a)