Fluid dynamics II
Spring 2006
Professor Stephen Childress.
Monday, 1:253:15pm in WWH TBA.
Office Hours: TBA.
This course is a continuation of G63.2770 Fluid Dynamics
I, but can be taken separately provided some review reading is done
in the first two weeks.
Suggested review reading: Batchelor: 16, 7177, 131152;
MilneThomson: 17, 6577; Landau\& Lifshitz: 121.
Materials and content
 Books
 Course notes on compressible flow. Get pdf
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 Lecture
1: Review of basic equations. The mechanical energy equation.
 Lecture
2: Thermodynamics of gases and the energy equation.
 Lecture
3: Acoustics;
wave equations, linear and nonlinear.
 Lecture
4: Homentropic
flow I.
 Lecture
5: Linearized
supersonic flow. Shock waves.
 Lecture
6: Shock
waves continued; the Riemann problem.
 Lecture
7: Steady
supersonic flow in 2D. Oblique shocks.