Summer 2022 - MATH 462 D100
Fluid Dynamics (3)
Class Number: 5075
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
We 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2830, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 13, 2022
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
1 778 782-4814
Prerequisites:One of MATH 314, MATH 418, PHYS 384, with a minimum grade of C-. An alternative to the above prerequisite is both of MATH 251 and (MATH 260 or MATH 310), both with grades of at least B+.
Incompressible fluid flow phenomena: kinematics and equations of motion, viscous flow and boundary layer theory, potential flow, water waves. Aerodynamics. Quantitative.
Note: the Summer 2022 offering will have an extra emphasis on applications relevant to the understanding of the Earth's environmental systems.
1. Kinetics and dynamics:
Streamlines, particle paths, stream functions
Rotation and vorticity
2. Inviscid flows:
MATH 462 is cross-listed with the graduate section MATH 762.
- Weekly Assignments (equally weighted) 40%
- Active Participation in Class and Canvas Discussions
- Midterm 25%
- Final Exam 35%
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Elementary Fluid Dynamics
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