Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8760512
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Design And Manufacturing
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Outline of fluid motion with friction and boundary layer concept.Derivation of the equations of motion of a compressible viscous fluid(Navier-Stokes equations).General properties of Navier-Stokes equations,exact solutions of Navier-Stakes equations,creeping flow.Derivations of boundary layer equations,general properties of the boundary layer equations,exact solutions of the steady state boundary layer equations,approximate methods for the solution of the boundary layer flows.Boundary layer control.Stability of laminar flows.Transition.Fundamentals of turbulent flow.