10.301 Fluid Mechanics


Class Info

Introduces the mechanical principles governing fluid flow. Stress in a fluid. Conservation of mass and momentum, using differential and integral balances. Elementary constitutive equations. Hydrostatics. Exact solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations. Approximate solutions using control volume analysis. Mechanical energy balances and Bernoulli's equation. Dimensional analysis and dynamic similarity. Introduces boundary-layer theory and turbulence.

This class has 18.03, and 10.10 as prerequisites.

10.301 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by P. S. Doyle and F. R. Brushett.

Lecture occurs 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-110.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 01intro site or on the 10.301 Stellar site.

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