FYTA14 Fluid Dynamics, 7.5 HP

Course responsible: Patrik Edén

Formal course plan (pdf)

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

Next time:
Spring 2018, 2nd half.

Schedule spring 17:
Schedule 2017

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 2017

Corrected solutions are in your personal boxes next to the lecture hall.

Hand-in 1: Problem 2.2(a,b,c) in book. (Hints in problem 8 on problem pdf.
Hand-in 2: Problem 12.6 in book.
Hand-in 3: Problem 22, "Ideal flows", on problem pdf.
Hand-in 4: Problem 28, "Deep water waves", on problem pdf.
Hand-in 5: Problem 30, "Frictionless circulation", on problem pdf.

Recommended Problems

Problem pdf.

The latest exams:
Exam 150605.
Exam 150825.
Exam 160603.
Exam 160826.
Exam 170602.

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)

This page was created in January 2013.
Available at http://home.thep.lu.se/~patrik/fyta14/index.html.
Latest update: March 23, 2017.