FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 HP

Course responsible: Patrik Edén

Formal course plan (pdf)

Course evaluations:
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.

Next time:
Spring 2020, 2nd half.

Schedule spring 19:
Schedule 2019
Re-exam:
Thursday, August 29, 08.00-13.00, Ma8 (Math Annex)

Introductory meeting 2019:
March 27, 13.15. HUB lecture hall (K364), theoretical physics.

Literature

Benny Lautrup, Physics of Continuous Matter, CRC Press; 2 edition (ISBN 978-1420077001)
A note with some errata.

Overview, time plan

Course content for the five problem solving sessions:

1: Field calculus, pressure, buoyancy Appendix C; chapters 1, 2, 3.1

2: Continuum dynamics, geostrophic balance Chapters 12, 18.0-18.2

3: Nearly ideal flow, compressible flow, waves Chapters 13, 14, 25

4: Stress tensor, viscosity Chapters 6, 15

5: Boundary layers, turbulence Chapter 18.3; parts of chapters 16, 17, 31

Hand-ins 2019

Hand-ins are decided during the course. Corrected solutions are in your personal boxes next to the lecture hall.

Hand-in 1: Problem 4e on Problem pdf. Hint: Look at note with advice on how to solve gradient equations. Corrections due: Wed Apr 24, 13.15.
Hand-in 2: Problem 3.2 in the book.
Hand-in 3: Problem 19 on Problem pdf (gives hints to problem 18.2 in book).
Hand-in 4: Problem 24 "Velocity measurement" on Problem pdf. Corrections due: Fri May 24, 13.15
Hand-in 5: Problem 30 "Firctionless circulation" on Problem pdf. Due: Fri May 24, 13.15

Recommended Problems

Problem pdf. (Some answers.)
Chapter 2 extra problems: Hydrostatic astrophysics.

The latest exams:
Exam 160603. (Answers.)
Exam 160826.
Exam 170602. (Answers.)
Exam 170825.
Exam 180601. (Answers.)
Exam 180831.
Exam 190607. (Answers.)

Notes

Advice on how to solve gradient equations.
The Laval nozzle.
Some math with Linearized waves.
Brief summaries of:
Chap 1, App C, chap 3.1
Chap 2
Chap 12
Chap 6 and 15
Slightly outdated comments on chap 13, and 14+25
Chap 18
Turbulence (chap 31 and 17)

This page was created in January 2013.
Available at http://home.thep.lu.se/~patrik/fyta14/index.html.
Latest update: June 13, 2019.