10.52 | Spring 2006 | Graduate
Mechanics of Fluids
Course Description
This course is an advanced subject in fluid and continuum mechanics. The course content includes kinematics, macroscopic balances for linear and angular momentum, stress tensors, creeping flows and the lubrication approximation, the boundary layer approximation, linear stability theory, and some simple turbulent flows. …
This course is an advanced subject in fluid and continuum mechanics. The course content includes kinematics, macroscopic balances for linear and angular momentum, stress tensors, creeping flows and the lubrication approximation, the boundary layer approximation, linear stability theory, and some simple turbulent flows.
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Imaging of square cavity flow field showing hot spots at the sides.
Natural convection in square cavity flowfield. (Image courtesy of the Argonne National Laboratory, Nuclear Engineering Division.)