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The objective of this course is to provide a fundamental understanding of momentum transport and fluid mechanics.
 

Sr. No.

Subject

Lectures

Reading

1

Introduction

1-2

 

2

Vectors & Tensors

3-6

Griffiths 1

3

Kinematics

7-8

Batchelor 2

4

Navier-Stokes equations

9-14

Batchelor 3.1-3.4

5

Viscous flow

15-24

Batchelor 1.9, 4.10-4.11, Leal 4A-F,5A-B

6

Potential flow

25-30

Panton 18, Batchelor 6

7

Boundary layer theory

30-37

Leal 11A-E,12A-B

8

Turbulence

38-40

Tennekes & Lumley 1,2,5.1-5.2

Fundamentals of Transport Processes - 1.


  1. D. J. Griffiths, An Introduction to Electrodynamics, Prentice Hall International, 1994.
  2. G. K. Batchelor, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, 1967.
  3. L. G. Leal, Advanced Transport Phenomena, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  4. R. L. Panton, Incompressible flow, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1984.
  5. H. Tennekes and J. L. Lumley, A first course in turbulence, The MIT Press, 1972.


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