Advanced fluid mechanics 781

Module code MSX 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Exact solutions: potential flow, Couette flow, Poiseuille flow and combined Couette-Poiseuille flow, laminar boundary layers (similarity solutions for flat plate flow). Stability of laminar flows: introduction, linearised stability, transition to turbulence, approximate prediction of transition. Turbulent flow: Reynolds averaged equations, two-dimensional turbulent-boundary-layer equations, velocity profiles, turbulent flow in ducts, flat plate flow, turbulence modelling.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites MSX 780 Fluid mechanics 780
Contact time 21 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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