CVEN 311: Fluid Dynamics

Instructor

Dr. Scott A. Socolofsky,
Professor

Office

CVOB 802B
Office Hours

Course Meeting Times

MWF 10:20-11:10 in CE 118

Level

Undergraduate

Contact

Dr. Scott A. Socolofsky
Ph +1-979-845-4517
FAX +1-979-862-8162
socolofs@tamu.edu

Hydraulic model of a pumping station for a wastewater treatment plant conducted in the Ocean Engineering Wave Tank Laboratory of the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University.  

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to introduce the applied physics of fluid statics and fluid dynamics to solve civil engineering problems.  Specifically, this course will help students:

Keywords:

Fluid statics, fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, conservation of mass, momentum and energy, similitude, hydraulic modeling, pipe flow.

Course Description

Fluid Dynamics (3-0). Credit 3. Fluid properties; statics; kinematics; basic conservation principles of continuity, energy and momentum; similitude and hydraulic models; incompressible flow in pipes; fluid dynamic drag.  Prerequisites:  MATH 251 and CVEN 221; CVEN 302 or registration therein.