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ME7113 Viscous Flow and Boundary Layers

Credits: 3.00

The course introduces molecular and macroscopic transport. Topics: Reynold’s transport theorem.Concepts of stress and strain and derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations. Similarity principle. Exact solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations. Low Reynolds number flows. Boundary layer theory. Momentum integral equation. Introduction to turbulence.

Prerequisite: ME 6003 and ME 6043 or adviser approval.