ENGRMAE 230D Theoretical Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (2017-2018)

ENGRMAE 230D Theoretical Foundations of Fluid Mechanics

(Not required for any major.)
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ENGRMAE 230D Theoretical Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (Credit Units: 4) Well-posed problems and boundary, initial, and interface conditions; strong and weak solutions. Similarity, perturbation theory and limit behavior, bifurcations. Dispersive and nondispersive wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics, ship waves, internal gravity waves, water waves. Vortices: mutual interactions and stability. Jets, wakes, cavities. Prerequisite: MAE230A, MAE230B. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0521477390.

. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0521010450.

Recommended Textbook:
William A. Sirignano
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No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
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Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

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Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

February 22, 2017
Senate Approved:
June 26, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Winter Qtr