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MECH 538 Unsteady Aerodynamics (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Fundamental equations of unsteady compressible flows in fixed or moving reference frames. Unsteady flows past bodies in translation and having oscillatory motions. Oscillations of cylindrical pipes or shells subjected to internal flows. Vortex theory of oscillating aerofoils in incompressible flows. Theodorsen's method. Unsteady compressible flow past oscillating aerofoils.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Dan Mateescu (Fall)

  • (3-0-6)
  • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MECH 533