Dimensional Analysis

This section covers lectures 12-13.



Reading in: Panton, Ronald L. Incompressible Flow. 4th ed. Wiley, 2013. ISBN: 9781118013434. [Preview with Google Books]

  • Chapter 8: Dimensional Analysis

Reading in: Kundu, Pijush K., and Ira M. Cohen. Fluid Mechanics. 6th ed. Academic Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780124059351.

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • 1.11: Dimensional Analysis
  • Chapter 4: Conservation Laws
    • 4.11: Dimensionless Forms of the Equations and Dynamic Similarity

Reading in: Buy at MIT
Press Fay, James A. Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. MIT Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780262061650. [Preview with Google Books]

  • Chapter 10: Dimensional Analysis and Modelling

Additional Readings

Class Notes


Problem Set 7