2.25 Fluid Mechanics

Class Info

Survey of principal concepts and methods of fluid dynamics. Mass conservation, momentum, and energy equations for continua. Navier-Stokes equation for viscous flows. Similarity and dimensional analysis. Lubrication theory. Boundary layers and separation. Circulation and vorticity theorems. Potential flow. Introduction to turbulence. Lift and drag. Surface tension and surface tension driven flows.

This class has 2.006, 2.06, 18.075, and 18.085 as prerequisites.

2.25 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by G. Mckinley.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Advanced Fluid Mechanics site or on the 2.25 Stellar site.

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