OCEAN 511 Introduction to Fluid Dynamics (4)

Eulerian equations for mass-motion; Navier-Stokes equation for viscous fluids, Cartesian tensors, stress-strain relations; Kelvin' s theorem, vortex dynamics; potential flows, flows with high-low Reynolds numbers; boundary layers, introduction to singular perturbation techniques; water waves; linear instability theory. Prerequisite: AMATH 403 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with AMATH/ATM S 505; A.

Class Web Site: http://www.ocean.washington.edu/research/gfd/oc511-fd-2015/