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MECH 448 Compressible Fluid Flow

MECH 448  Compressible Fluid Flow  Units: 3.50  

Introduction and review of work done in earlier courses; basic equations for one-dimensional compressible flow; isentropic one-dimensional flow; steady and unsteady normal shock waves; oblique shock waves; steady and unsteady expansion waves; two-dimensional isentropic flow; nozzle flows; effects of friction and heat transfer; boundary layer flow; design of aircraft engine intake systems; design of supersonic wind-tunnels and shock tubes. Students are expected to have knowledge of fluid mechanics typically acquired in MECH 241/MECH 341. Those who have not taken these or similar courses will need to prepare through self study.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 31  
Engineering Design 11  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering  

Electrical Engineering (ELEC)

...or similar course. CO-REQUISITES: ELEC 448 or MECH 456 or MREN 348 or similar...