1.061 Transport Processes in the Environment


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Introduction to mass transport in environmental flows, with emphasis on river and lake systems. Covers derivation and solutions to the differential form of mass conservation equations, hydraulic models for environmental systems, residence time distribution, molecular and turbulent diffusion for continuous and point sources, boundary layers, dissolution, bed-water exchange, air-water exchange, and particle transport. Meets with 1.061A first half of term. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 1.060B as a prerequisite.

1.061 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by H. M. Nepf.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 48-316.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.061 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Transport Processes in the Environment site or on the 1.061 Stellar site.

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