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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AE611
Subject Title Fluid Dynamics


Eulerian and Lagrangian approach – fluid kinematics: material derivative, rotation, deformation – Reynolds transport theorem – physical conservation laws – integral and differential formulations – Navier–Stokes and energy equations – exact solution of Navier–Stokes equations: steady and unsteady flows – potential flows: basic flow patterns, superposition – waves in fluids – boundary layer theory: momentum integral approach, Blasius solution, Falkner–Skan solutions – turbulent flows: time-averaged equations – closure problem – turbulence modeling.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. White, F. M., Viscous Fluid Flow, 3rd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill (2011).

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

3. Kundu, P. K., Cohen, I. M., and Dowling, D. R., Fluid Mechanics, 5th ed., Academic Press (2012).

4. Leal, L. G., Advanced Transport Phenomena, Cambridge Univ. Press (2007).

5. Muralidhar, K. and Biswas, G., Advanced Engineering Fluid Mechanics, 2nd ed., Narosa (2005).

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