OCEN 678  Fluid Dynamics for Ocean and Environmental Engineering
Spring 2003, MWF 1:50 - 2:40, Room 137 Civil Engineering Building

Course Description (from Graduate Catalog):  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.

Prerequisite:  CVEN 462 or approval of instructor

Instructor:  Kuang-An Chang
                      Wisenbaker 235B;  Tel.: 845-4504;  Email: kchang@tamu.edu

Office Hours:  T R 2:00 - 3:30 or by appointment

Textbook:  Fluid Mechanics, 2nd edition, P. K. Kundu and I. M. Cohen, Academic Press, 2002

References:

    An Album of Fluid Motion, M. Van Dyke, Parabolic Press, 1982
    Multi-Media Fluid Mechanics, Homsy et al., Cambridge University Press, 2000
    An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, G. K. Batchelor, Cambridge University Press, 1967
    Incompressible Flow, R. L. Panton, John Wiley & Sons, 1984
    Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, I. G. Currie, McGraw-Hill, 1974
    A First Course in Turbulence, H. Tennekes and J. L. Lumley, MIT Press, 1972
    Mixing in Inland and Coastal Waters, Fisher et al., Academic Press, 1979

Course Outline:

    1. Introduction
    2. Cartesian Tensors
    3. Kinematics
    4. Conservation Laws
    5. Vorticity Dynamics
    6. Irrotational Flow
    7. Laminar Flow
    8. Boundary Layers
    9. Turbulent Flow

Grading:

Homework 
Midterm Exam
Final Exam

30%
30%
40%

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