FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 HP

Course responsible: Patrik Edén

Formal course plan (pdf)

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

Next time:
Spring 2019, 2nd half.

Schedule spring 18:
Schedule 2018
Recent change: Lecture May 2nd canceled.

Introductory meeting 2018:
Tuesday 20/3, 09.15. Lundmark hall, astronomy building

Literature

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

Overview, time plan

The expected division of the 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 2018

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

Hand-in 1: Problem 5, "Find the pressure", on problem pdf. Hint: Look at note with advice on how to solve gradient equations. Due: Fri Apr 6, 13.15.
Hand-in 2: Problem 2a (not 2b) on Exam 170825. The symbols you need to introduce will likely represent constant pressures, densities and heights. Due: Fri Apr 13, 13.15
Hand-in 3: Problem 12.6 in book. Some hints in problem pdf. Added remarks for a typical correction needed. Corrections due: Tue May 15, 13.15
Hand-in 4: Problem 5a,b,d (not 5c) on Exam 160826. For problem 5d you may need some hints. Corrections due: Tue May 29, 13.15
Hand-in 5: Problem 31, "A pipe", a-d (not e). Due: Fri May 18, 13.15

Recommended Problems

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

The latest exams:
Exam 150605. (Answers.)
Exam 150825.
Exam 160603. (Answers.)
Exam 160826.
Exam 170602. (Answers.)
Exam 170825.
Exam 180601. (Answers.)

Notes

Advice on how to solve gradient equations.
Brief summaries of:
Chap 1, App C, chap 3.1
Chap 2
Chap 12
Chap 6 and 15
Chap 13
Chap 14 and 25
Chap 18
Turbulence (chap 31 and 17)

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Available at http://home.thep.lu.se/~patrik/fyta14/index.html.
Latest update: March 23, 2017.