Fundamentals of fluids and their properties, application of laws of statics, buoyancy, stability, energy and momentum behavior of ideal and real fluids; dimensional analysis and similitude and their application to flow through ducts and piping; dynamic lift and related problems.
For seniors and beginning graduate students interested in numerical analysis of engineering problems in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Emphasizes numerical techniques for solving fluid/thermal problems. Surveys the general governing equations and methods to solve them, including finite-difference, and finite-volume methods. Introduces state-of-the-art computer tools for analysis and graphical representation of results. Gives students a broad view of computational fluid mechanics for engineering applications in the fluid/thermal sciences.