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CE539 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF FLUIDS I

Course Code: 5620539
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SMAL AYDIN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Differential analysis of fluid flow; conservation of mass, steam function, Navier-Stokes equations. Exact solutions for viscous laminar flows. Euler equation, Bernoulli equation. Potential flow; velocity potential, elementary plane flows; superposition. Laminar boundary layers, flat plate, separation, lift and drag. Turbulence; Reynolds averaging, turbulent stresses, eddy viscosity, mixing length theory, near-wall turbulence. Measurement of discharge, pressure, velocity and turbulence.