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, and 18.085 as prerequisites.

2.25 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by A. F. Ghoniem, A. E. Hosoi, G. H. McKinley and A. T. Patera.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-270.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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

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