Fluid dynamics II
Professor Stephen Childress.
Monday, 1:25-3:15pm 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: 1-6, 71-77, 131-152;
Milne-Thomson: 1-7, 65-77; Landau\& Lifshitz: 1-21.
Materials and content
- Course notes on compressible flow. Get pdf
1: Review of basic equations. The mechanical energy equation.
2: Thermodynamics of gases and the energy equation.
wave equations, linear and nonlinear.
supersonic flow. Shock waves.
waves continued; the Riemann problem.
supersonic flow in 2D. Oblique shocks.