Graduate Course Descriptions

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5320. Flow of Compressible Fluids I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Equations of motion of a compressible fluid. Quasi-one-dimensional flow including effects of friction, heat addition, and normal shocks. Two and three dimensional flows. Velocity potential and stream function. Small perturbation theory. Subsonic pressure correction formulas. Kelvin and Crocco Theorems. Method of characteristics for steady and unsteady, rotational and irrotational flows. Curved and oblique shock waves. Shock tube theory.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2020 16054 Storrs In Person Bruno, Claudio 001 Reg TuTh 9:30am‑10:45am
7/20 UTEB 476 3.00 Graded