PHYS 426

Fluid Mechanics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1-0

Flow kinematics, vorticity, the Navier-Stokes equations, Bernoulli's theorem, irrotational flow, viscous flow, dynamic similarity. Application to aerodynamics, water waves, low Reynolds number (very viscous) flow and other selected topics.


Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Physics offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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