Advanced Fluid Mechanics OpenCourseWare: A Free Online MIT Graduate Study Course on Fluid Dynamics

Published Mar 04, 2009

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Students taking part in the 'Advanced Fluid Mechanics' OpenCourseWare project will learn about concepts related to the topic of Fluid Mechanics. Specific topics to be covered include, mass conservation, lubrication theory and turbulence. A background in Mechanical Engineering and the completion of an undergraduate course in Fluid Mechanics is required for successful completion of the class.

Advanced Fluid Mechanics: Course Specifics

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Graduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Advanced Fluid Mechanics: Course Description

'Advanced Fluid Mechanics' is a graduate level course taught by four professors, Anette Hosoi, Gareth McKinley, Ain Sonin and Ahmed Ghoniem. The course is primarily designed for students with a background in Mechanical Engineering and some prior knowledge of Fluid Mechanics. There is a total of 12 topics covered over the course of the semester and some of these include, static fluids, surface tension, mass conservation and dimensional analysis. The final exam comprises 50 percent of the total grade.

Selected readings, lecture notes, assignments and exams are available for download for free online. If you are interested in taking this OpenCourseWare, visit the advanced fluid mechanics course page.

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