Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Subject MCEN40016 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2012.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials, assignments and/or laboratories
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours

The prerequisite for this subject is 436-432 Thermofluids 4 or equivalent

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

The course may include advanced topics in fluid mechanics such as critical point theory, topology of fluid flow fields, vortex dynamics, theories of turbulence, turbulent smooth and rough wall bounded flows, and modern experimental techniques in the measurement of turbulent flow fields.

Objectives: Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply theories and techniques which are at the forefront of fluid mechanics research.

One 3-hour examination (100%) at the end of semester.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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