2.016 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate

Hydrodynamics (13.012)


The following notes and slides are used as readings for the course.

I. Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics
L1 Introduction Introduction (PDF)

Slides (PDF)

L2 Hydrostatics Hydrostatic Pressure (PDF)
L3 Qualitative Flow Descriptions

Conservation Laws

Basic Principles of Fluid Mechanics (PDF)
R1 Lab Tour and Safety Briefing  
L4 Bernoulli’s Equation


L5 Potential Flow Potential Flow Theory (PDF)
R2 Lab 1: Added Mass  
L6 Unsteady Bernoulli’s Equation

D’Allembert’s Paradox

Fluid Forces on Bodies (PDF)
L7 Added Mass

Strip Theory

Added Mass (PDF)

Slides (PDF)

R3 Recitation  
L8 Added Mass (cont.)  
  Exam 1  
II. Free Surface Waves and Wave Forces on Offshore Structures and Vehicles
L9 Linear Free-Surface Gravity Waves Free Surface Water Waves (PDF)

Slides (PDF - 1.1 MB)

R4 Lab 2: Waves  
L10 Waves (cont.)  
L11 Energy in Waves  
R5 Recitation  
L12 Forces on Bodies Froude Krylov Excitation Force (PDF)
L13 Wave Drag  
R6 Recitation  
L14 Forces on Bodies (cont.)  
L15 Forces on Bodies (cont.)  
R7 Lab 3: Ship Resistance  
III. Viscous Flows and Free Surface Flows
L16 Boundary Layers

Viscous Drag

L17 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV)  
L18 Review  
  Exam 2  
R8 Recitation  
L19 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) (cont.)  
L20 Propellers  
L21 Propellers (cont.)  
R9 Recitation  
L22 Fish Swimming  
L23 Project Presentations  
L24 Review  
  Final Exam  

Course Info

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