Fluid Mechanics   [Archived Catalog]

ESC 350 - Fluid Mechanics

Credits, 4 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): PHY 151  or PHY 251  and MAT 122 .
Lecture/Lab/Field/Meeting: Lecture three hours a week. Laboratory three hours a week.

Comprehensive first course in basic and applied fluid mechanics. Topics covered will include: fluid properties under static and dynamic conditions, Euler’s and Bernoulli’s equations, hydrodynamics, dimensional analysis and similitude, laminar and turbulent flows, boundary layer model and approximate analysis, compressible flow and propulsion devices, flow measurement, and an introduction to turbomachinery with applications.