OCEN 678-600
Fluid Dynamics for Ocean and Environmental Engineering
Fall 2016

 

Course Description: General conservation laws; Navier-Stokes equations; steady and unsteady Bernoulli’s equation; potential flow theory and basics of

panel methods; laminar and turbulent boundary layer; dispersion and diffusion processes in laminar and turbulent flow; flow past a body of any shape.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate fluid mechanics; MATH 601 and/or basic courses in linear algebra; knowledge of one programming language.

Textbook: Kundu, P.K., Cohen, I.M. & Dowling, D.R. (2016), “Fluid Mechanics,” Sixth Edition, Academic Press.

Instructor: Dr. H.C. Chen

Office: 808-K CEOB

Phone: (979) 847-9468

E-mail: hcchen@civil.tamu.edu

Office Hours: MWF 3:30 - 4:30 pm or other times by appointment


Syllabus

Syllabus

Exams

Midterm Examination (Tuesday, 11/01/2016, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, CE 136)
Final Examination , Review (Monday, 12/12/2016, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CE 137)

Lecture Notes

Chapter 3: Reynolds Transport Theorem

Chapter 4

Chapter 7: Circle Theorem

Chapter 7: Blasius Theorem

Chapter 7: Conformal Mapping

Chapter 7: Axisymmetric Ideal Flow

Chapter 7: 3D Potential Flow

Chapter 9: Laminar Flow

Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Chapter 10: Boundary Layers

Chapter 12: Turbulence

 

Homework Assignments

Homework No. 1 (Due 9/16/2016), Solutions
Homework No. 2 (Due 9/30/2016), Solutions

Homework No. 3 (Due 10/12/2016), Solutions

Homework No. 4 (Due 10/21/2016), Solutions
Homework No. 5 (Due 10/28/2016), Solutions
Homework No. 6 (Due 11/18/2016), Solutions
Homework No. 7 (Due 11/30/2016), Solutions
Homework No. 8 (Due 12/07/2016), Solutions