Covers fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and applications to practical ocean engineering problems. Basic geophysical fluid mechanics, including the effects of salinity, temperature, and density; heat balance in the ocean; large scale flows. Hydrostatics. Linear free surface waves, wave forces on floating and submerged structures. Added mass, lift and drag forces on submerged bodies. Includes final project on current research topics in marine hydrodynamics.
This class has 2.005 as a prerequisite.
2.016 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by A. H. Techet.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-442.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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