Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Transport Processes (ENSC 321)

Elements of steady and unsteady thermal conduction and mass diffusion. Dimensional analysis. Hydrostatics and hydrodynamics. Archimedes' Principle and buoyancy stability in hydrostatics. Laminar and turbulent viscous flow. Potential flow. Hydrodynamic lift and drag. Boundary layers. Continuity equation. Navier-Stokes equation. Applications in mechanical and biomedical engineering, aerodynamics, chemical and environmental engineering, and physics. Prerequisites: PHYS213 - General Physics I and Lab, PHYS214 - General Physics II and Lab.

ENSC321 is a 3 credit course.