MEAM 642 FLUID MECHANICS I Spring 2008

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MEAM 642

FLUID MECHANICS I

Spring 2008

Lecture: Towne 305, T.R. 4:30 PM.


6 PM.

• Instructor:


Howard Hu, Towne 241


Phone: 898
-
8504, E
-
mail: hhu@seas.upenn.edu


Office hours: T.R.: 3
-
4 pm / by appointment

• Prerequisites
: ENM 510.

• Description:


This course introduces physical phenomen
a associated with fluid flow and heat transfer, and
mathematical techniques to analyze these phenomena. The course covers the topics of Cartesian
tensors, kinematics, conservation laws, vorticity dynamics, irrotational flow, laminar flow, laminar
boundary
layers, multicomponent energy and mass transfer, flow instability, turbulence.

• Grade
:


homework assignments (30%)


midterm exam (30%)


final exam (40%)

• Text
:


I.M. Cohen, P. K. Kundu,
Fluid Mechanics
, Academic Press, 2007 (4th Ed.)

• Reference (Reserv
ed at the Town Engineering Library Circulation Desk)

R. Aris,
Vectors, Tensors, and the Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics
, Prentice
-
Hall,
1962.

W.M. Deen,
Analysis of Transport Phenomena
, Oxford Univ. Press, 1998

R.L. Panton, Incompressible Flow, John Wil
ey & Sons, 1984

G.K. Batchelor,
An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
.

H. Schlichting,
Boundary Layer Theory
, McGraw
-
Hill, 1968

S.W. Churchill, Viscous Flows, the Practical Use of Theory, Butterworth Pub., 1988

NCFMF,
Illustrated Experiments in Fluid Mechanics
, MIT Press, 1988

Milton D. Van Dyke,
An Album of Fluid Motion
, the Parabolic Press, 1988.

JSME,
Visualized Flow: Fluid Motion in Basic and Engineering Situations Revealed by
Flow Visualization
, Pergamon, 1988

D.V. Boger, K. Walters,
Rheological Phenomena

in Focus
, Elsevier, 1993

MEAM 642

FLUID MECHANICS I

Spring 2008

• Course Outline:

Introduction & Review (1w)

Vector and Cartesian tensors

Kinematics

Transport properties

Conservation laws

Boundary conditions

Vorticity Dynamics (1w)

Vortex lines and vortex tubes

Kelvin's circulation theorem

Vo
rticity equation

Interaction of vortices

Irrotational Flow (1 w)

Velocity potential & potential flow

Complex variables

Flow around a cylinder with circulation

Method of images

Conformal mapping

Joukowski transformation

Laminar Flow (1.5w)

Flow due to oscil
lating pressure gradient

Impulsively started plate, similarity solutions

Lubrication theory

Stokes flow around a sphere

Laminar Boundary Layers (2w)

Perturbation techniques, regular and singular perturbation methods

Introduction

Karman Momentum integral

Pr
essure gradient and separation

Flow past a circular cylinder & sphere

Flow and heat transfer over a wedge



Computational Fluid Dynamics (2w)

Multicomponent Energy and Mass Transfer (3w)

Multicomponent systems

Simultaneous heat and mass transfer

Stefan
-
Maxwell Equations

Transport in electrolyte solutions

Turbulence (2 w)

Instability

Averaged equations of motion

Kinetic energy of turbulent flow

Wall
-
free shear flow

Wall
-
bound shear flow

Eddy viscosity and mixing length

MEAM 642

FLUID MECHANICS I

Spring 2008

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