Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2300318
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Properties of fluids; molecular structure and the continuum hypothesis; the fundamental law of viscosity; pressure variation in static compressible and incompressible fluids; description of fluid motion using Lagrangian and Eulerian methods; principle of mass conservation and Bernouilli`s equation; analysis of rotational and potential flows; stream function, velocity potential and Cauchy-Riemann conditions.