Calendar

Week # Topics
1

Review of Flow and Transport Equations, with Particular Emphasis on the Energy Equation and the Role of Viscous Dissipation

2

Instability and Transition

3

Fundamental Concepts in Turbulence, Approaches to Closure, and Turbulence Modeling

4

Jets, Wakes, etc. Modeled via Simple Closure Schemes. Scalar Transport in Free Flows (Temperature, Concentration)

5

Buoyant Plumes, Transient Thermals, etc.

6

Turbulent Flow over Walls: General Near-Wall Scaling Laws; Flows in Pipes, Channels, etc.

7

Boundary Layers

8

Transient Dispersion in Laminar and Turbulent Shear Flows (Taylor Dispersion)

9

Turbulence Models and Their Application

10

Additional Topics

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