Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics B Syllabus  
Course Objectives, Policies, and Grading
01.15.20
Weekly Schedule
1.  Review of Fundamentals A: review of thermodynamics, mass conservation, momentum conservation, irrotational and rotational flow, potential flow.
2.  The vortex force. Helmholtz theorem, D'Alembert paradox. How to create vorticity using viscosity.
3.  Newton's law for a system with varying mass. Viscous fluxes in momentum equation. Mean free path in a gas. Derivation of viscosity.
4.  Viscous form of the momentum equation. Analogy of viscous fluxes with shear stresses in solid mechanics. Fluid kinematics and strain rates: volume distortion, angular distortion. Navier's linear stress-strain relationship.
5.  Stokes' hypothesis. Mechanical pressure. Navier-Stokes equations. Navier-Stokes equations for constant density flows. Poiseuille flow.
6.  Couette flow in a journal bearing. Torque and power needed to rotate a bearing. Viscous momentum equation in cylindrical and axisymmetric coordinates. Rotary viscous coupling problem.
7.  Double film on wall problem. Fully-developed flow in pipes and other ducts. Darcy friction factor.
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