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Introduction to Fluid Mechanics MSE 223 (4)

Physical properties of fluids and fundamental concepts in fluid mechanics. Hydrostatics. Conservation laws for mass, momentum and energy. Flow similarity and dimensional analysis as applied to engineering problems in fluid mechanics. Laminar and turbulent flow. Engineering applications such as flow measurement, flow in pipes and fluid forces on moving bodies. Prerequisite: PHYS 140, MATH 251, and 310. Students with credit for ENSC 283 or SEE 225 may not take MSE 223 for further credit.