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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2021 ME 301 Fluid Mechanics 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri ME-301

Description

This course provides an introduction to the properties of fluids, the principles that govern their behavior and how to apply the laws of motion to both static and moving fluids. Topics include: hydrostatics; static forces on submerged surfaces; flowing fluids; Bernoulli’s equation; continuity, momentum, and energy equations; differential equations of fluid motion; irrotational flow; dimensional analysis; boundary layer theory; drag and lift; closed conduit flow.

Prerequisite(s)

PHYS 201 General Physics II, CHEM 201 General Chemistry II, and MATH 218 Differential Equations.