Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Laboratory
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in ((ME EN 3710 OR ME EN 3700) AND (MATH 3140 OR MATH 3150) AND Full Major status in Mechanical Engineering. Corequisites: "C-" or better in ME EN 2450.
Description
Introduction to classical fluid mechanics. Derivation and development of the differential forms of mass, momentum and energy transport. Topics to be covered include: Laminar and turbulent boundary layers, dimension/scaling analysis, vorticity dynamics and an introduction to turbulence. Emphasis is placed on the physical interpretation of mathematical models and interpretation of experimental data in the context of the governing equations. Meets with ME EN 6700.