General Syllabus AEM 8202
Catalog Description: 
AEM 8202. Fluid Mechanics II. (3.0 cr; prereq 8201) Analysis of incompressible viscous flow; creeping flows; boundary layer flow. 
Text:
 Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, I.G. Currie (not
required)
Other references:  Incompressible Fluid Flow, R.L. Panton
 Viscous Fluid Flows, F.M. White
 An Album of Fluid Motion, M. Van Dyke
 An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, G.K. Batchelor
 Physical Fluid Dynamics, D. Tritton
 Boundary Layer Theory, H. Schlichting
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete the course will demonstrate the following outcomes by homework, quizzes and final exam.
Course Outline
Topic  
Potential flows   Stream and potential functions
 Complex potential function  Singularities, superposition  Method of images  Blasius' Theorem 

Viscous flows   Exact solutions
to NavierStokes equations  Creeping flows  Boundary layers  Similarity solutions, approximate solutions  Pressure gradients and separation  Jets, mixing layers, and wakes 

Flow instability   TaylorCouette flow  Parallel flows 

Introduction to Transition and Turbulence 
Outcome Measurement:
Your grade will be determined by the following components:
 Homework 30%
 Midterm Exam=30%
 Final Exam 40%
A number of homework problems will be assigned. The homework will be designed to give you practice in applying basic equations and solution methods in order to gain physical insight about various flows and geometries.
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