Special Topics in Environmental Fluid
Spring 2005, MWF 11:30 - 12:20, Room 137 Civil Engineering Building
Course Description: Application of fluid mechanics to problems of mixing, transport, and transformation of substances in the water environment. Topics include introduction to advective, diffusive, and dispersive processes in the environment, stratified flows, internal waves, shear flow instability, jet and plumes, and applications to mixing, transport, and transformation in rivers, lakes, and coastal waters.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate Fluid Mechanics
Office: Wisenbaker 235B
Scott A. Socolofsky
Office: Wisenbaker 235H
MW 9:00 - 10:30
MWF 2:50 - 3:40 (SAS)
Fischer, H. B., List, E. G., Koh, R. C. Y., Imberger, J. and Brooks, N. H. (1979) Mixing in Inland and Coastal Waters, Academic Press, New York, New York.
Socolofsky, S. A. and Jirka, G. H. (2004) Environmental Fluid Mechanics, downloadable draft available from the link.
Announcement: Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11
Homework: HW1 HW1_Soln HW2 HW2_Soln HW3 HW3_Soln HW4 HW4_Soln
Exam: Exam 1 Solution Exam 2 Solution
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