CVEN 679  Experimental Fluid Mechanics Modeling
Fall 2016, MW 4:10 - 5:25, 203 Civil Engineering Building

Course Description (from Graduate Catalog):  Dimensional analysis; modeling laws; measurement techniques and instrumentation; experimental control and data acquisition; sampling theory and signal processing; applications to coastal, ocean, and hydraulic engineering models.

Prerequisite:  Approval of instructor

Instructor:  Kuang-An Chang
                    Office: CE/TTI Building Room 802C
                    Tel: (979) 845-4504
                    Email: kchang@tamu.edu

Office Hours:  By appointment via email (refer to my weekly schedule for best time to meet)

References:
1. Physical Models and Laboratory Techniques in Coastal Engineering, Steven A. Hughes, World Scientific, 1993
2. Fluid Mechanics Measurements, 2nd Edition, Richard J. Goldstein (Ed.), Taylor & Francis, 1996
3. Random Data - Analysis and Measurement Procedures, 2nd Edition, Julius S. Bendat and Allan G. Piersol, Wiley-Interscience, 1986
4. An Album of Fluid Motion, Milton Van Dyke, Parabolic Press, 1982
5. Multi-Media Fluid Mechanics, 2nd Edition, Homsy et al., Cambridge University Press, 2008
6. Particle Image Velocimetry: A practical guide, by M. Raffel, C.E. Willert, S.T. Wereley, and J. Kompenhans, Springer 2007
7. LabVIEW Tutorial

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