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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE463
Subject Title Advanced Fluid Mechanics


Fluid kinematics – physical conservation laws – review of integral and differential formulations – Navier-Stokes and energy equations – solution of Navier-Stokes equations; steady and unsteady flows – waves in fluids (potential flow formulation) – boundary layer theory; Blasius solution, Falkner-Skan solutions, momentum integral approach – introduction to turbulent flows.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. White, F. M., Viscous Fluid Flow, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill (2006).

2. Panton, R. L., Incompressible Flow, 4th ed., John Wiley (2013).

3. Kundu, P. K., Cohen, I. M., and Dowling, D. R., Fluid Mechanics, 6th ed., Academic Press (2015).

4. Leal, L. G., Advanced Transport Phenomena: Fluid Mechanics and Convective Transport Processes, Cambridge Univ. Press (2007).

5. Schlichting, H. and Gersten, K., Boundary Layer Theory, 8th ed., McGraw-Hill (2001).