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PHY 3060U – Fluid Dynamics


An introduction to the study of fluid flow. Topics include Euler’s equations for an ideal fluid, vorticity, and irrotational flow; equations of viscous flow and flow with circular streamlines; surface waves, surface tension, sound waves, and shock waves; classical aerofoil theory, including the complex potential, method of images, and conformal mapping; vortex motion; the Navier-Stokes equations; and very viscous fluid flow.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 3 (biweekly)
Prerequisite(s): PHY 2030U  and MATH 2060U  
Credit restriction(s): ENGR 2860U, MECE 2860U , NUCL 2860U   
Experiential learning: Yes



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