Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Feb 21, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEP 4340 - Fluid and Continuum Mechanics

Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: AEP 3330  and AEP 3550  or equivalent.

L. Wickham.

Intro to elasticity (including stress and strain tensors and their linear relations for isotropic materials), intro to plastic deformation with a focus on dislocations, fluid properties and some hydrostatics, conservation laws with applications (including pipes), dimensional analysis, vorticity, ideal flow (including forms of Bernoulli equations, potential flow, and conformal mapping), flow past objects (including boundary layers, drag, lift, and aerofoils), instabilities, an introduction to turbulence, compressible flow (including choking and shock waves).

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