Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

MECH 575 001 (CRN: 24053)

INTRO HYDRODYNAMIC STABILITY

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO HYDRODYNAMIC STABILITY
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Instructor: Hassanzadeh, Pedram
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR MEL 254 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2022 11:23AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Introduction to linear and nonlinear instabilities that cause transition from laminar to turbulent flows in thermos-fluid systems. The physics of various canonical instability mechanisms and the mathematical and numerical frameworks common in stability analysis are discussed. Examples from industrial, geophysical, environmental, and astrophysical flows are presented. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MECH 371 or CEVE 363 or ESCI 460 or CAAM 436 or CHBE 401. Repeatable for Credit.