This lecture series discusses basic concepts of fluid dynamics from a
fundamental point of view. Topics covered includes: Kinematics, Dynamics, Non-viscous fluids:
potential flow, Thermodynamics, Viscous Flows, Notations and computational rules
, General properties of potential flows.
This note will be useful
for students wishing to gain an overview of the vast field of fluid dynamics.
Topics covered includes: The continuum hypothesis, kinematics, conservation
laws: continuity equation, Euler and Navier-Stokes equation, Dimensionless
numbers, dynamic similarity, aerodynamics, Compressible flows, speed of sound,
shocks, Fluid instabilities and turbulence, Applications of fluid dynamics in
Fundamental Fluid and Flow Properties, Fluid Statics, Integral
Formulation of Fluid Flow , Bernoulli Equation, Differential Formulation of
Fluid Flow, Similitude and Dimensional Analysis, Viscous Flow in Pipes and
Ducts, Irrotational Flow , Viscous Flow, Turbomachinery, Compressible Flow.
This book explains the
following topics: Mathematical Models of Fluid Motion, Hydrostatics, Surface
Tension, Incompressible Inviscid Flow, Two-Dimensional Incompressible Inviscid
Flow, Axisymmetric Incompressible Inviscid Flow, Incompressible Boundary Layers,
Incompressible Aerodynamics, Terrestrial Ocean Tides, Equilibrium of
Compressible Fluids, Vectors and Vector Fields, Cartesian Tensors, Ellipsoidal
Potential Theory and Calculus of Variations.
First few lectures will review the fundamentals of fluid
mechanics, while subsequent lectures will focus on its applications in chemical
engineering. Topics covered includes: microscopic and macroscopic balances,
Navier-Stokes' equations, Introduction to turbulence, concept of boundary layer,
friction factor, pipe flow, pressure loss in fittings, flow past an immersed
body, packed and fluidized beds, pump and compressors.
The objective of
the course note is to provide a survey of a wide variety of topics in fluid
mechanics, including a rigorous derivation of the compressible Navier-Stokes
equations, vorticity dynamics, compressible flow, potential flow, and viscous
A complete set of lecture notes
for an upper-division undergraduate Fluid Mechanics course. The course
concentrates on those aspects of fluid mechanics that can be studied
analytically. Topics covered include hydrodynamics, surface tension, boundary
layers, potential flow, aerodynamics, viscous flow, and waves.
This note covers the
following topics: Kinematics, Flow Visualization, Material Derivative, Stream
Functions, Dynamics, Applications Of Momentum Integral, Vorticity, Irrotational
Flows, Applications Of Irrotational and Time dependent Bernoulli, Kinetic
Energy, Vortex Motion, Flows With a Free Surface.