FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 HP

Course responsible: Patrik Edén

Formal course plan (pdf)

Course evaluations:
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.

Next time:
Spring 2021, 2nd half.

Schedule spring 20:
Schedule 2020

Re-exam:
Friday, August 28, 08.00-13.00, Ma9 (Math Annex)

Introductory meeting 2020:
March 25, 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.

Recommended Problems

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

The latest exams:
Exam 180601. (Answers.)
Exam 180831.
Exam 190607. (Answers.)
Exam 190829.
Exam 200604. (Answers.)
Exam 200828.

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Slightly outdated comments on chap 13, and 14+25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.