Aerothermodynamics of Fluid Flows

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Aerothermodynamics of Fluid Flows

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: "DEN4101 DEN107"

    This module reviews fundamentals of thermodynamics and introduces compressible flows, formation of waves, Mach number and Mach Wave, Shock-Waves, effect of area change and back pressure on the flow of gases and its application to jet engines and wind tunnels, flow measurement and flow visualization in compressible flows. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of compressible aerodynamics and its implication in aerospace engineering. The second part of the module provides students with a basic knowledge of viscous flows and boundary layers and drag.

    Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework, 10.0% Practical
    Level: 5

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