2.016 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate

Hydrodynamics (13.012)


The calendar below provides information on the course’s lecture (L) and recitation or lab (R) sessions.

I. Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics
L1 Introduction

L2 Hydrostatics Assessment due
L3 Qualitative Flow Descriptions

Conservation Laws

R1 Lab Tour and Safety Briefing

L4 Bernoulli’s Equation


Homework 1 due
L5 Potential Flow

R2 Lab 1: Added Mass

L6 Unsteady Bernoulli’s Equation

D’Allembert’s Paradox

Homework 2 due
L7 Added Mass

Strip Theory

Lab 1 due
R3 Recitation

L8 Added Mass (cont.) Homework 3 due

Exam 1

II. Free Surface Waves and Wave Forces on Offshore Structures and Vehicles
L9 Linear Free-Surface Gravity Waves

R4 Lab 2: Waves

L10 Waves (cont.) Homework 4 due
L11 Energy in Waves Lab 2 due
R5 Recitation Project proposals due
L12 Forces on Bodies Homework 5 due
L13 Wave Drag

R6 Recitation

L14 Forces on Bodies (cont.) Homework 6 due
L15 Forces on Bodies (cont.)

R7 Lab 3: Ship Resistance

III. Viscous Flows and Free Surface Flows
L16 Boundary Layers

Viscous Drag

Homework 7 due
L17 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) Lab 3 due
L18 Review Homework 8 due

Exam 2

R8 Recitation

L19 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) (cont.) Homework 9 due
L20 Propellers Homework 10 due
L21 Propellers (cont.)

R9 Recitation Project written reports due
L22 Fish Swimming Homework 11 due
L23 Project Presentations

L24 Review

Final Exam

Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2005
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets with Solutions