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PHYS165 PO - Introduction to Physical Hydrodynamics

When Offered: Last offered spring 2016.
Instructor(s): D. Whitaker
Credit: 1

This course introduces the ideas underlying fluid mechanics using a fundamental physical approach. It discusses transport coefficients of fluids, the kinematics of continuous media, conservation laws and potential flow. Finally, it concludes with a treatment of vorticity and vortex dynamics, flow at low Reynolds numbers – including suspensions and porous media, boundary layers and hydrodynamic instabilities. Letter grade only. Corequisite: PHYS 125 PO  or 5C equivalent.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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