Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690518
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZAFER DURSUNKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Outline of boundary-layer. Navier-Stokes equations. Creeping flow. Derivation of boundary layer equations for two dimensional flow. General properties of the boundary layer equations. Exact solutions of the steady-state two dimensional boundary layer equations. Boundary layer control. Thermal boundary layers in laminar flow. Laminar boundary layers in compressible flow. Fundamentals of turbulent flow. Turbulent flow through pipes and along a flat plate. Turbulent jets. (F)