Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    May 27, 2022  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEP 4340 - Fluid and Continuum Mechanics

Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: AEP 3330 , AEP 4200 , AEP 3550  or equivalent or permission of instructor.

L. Wickham.

Intro to elasticity (including stress and strain tensors and their linear relations for isotropic materials), very brief intro to plastic deformation, fluid properties and some hydrostatics, conservation laws with applications (including pipes), dimensional analysis, vorticity, ideal flow (including forms of Bernoulli equations and potential flow), flow past objects (including boundary layers, drag, lift, and model aerofoils), instabilities, a brief introduction to turbulence (including Reynolds stress from time averaging), some topics in compressible flow (including choking and shock waves).

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