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phy603 - Fluid Dynamics (Complete module description)
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Module label Fluid Dynamics
Module abbreviation phy603
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Attendance: 84 hrs, Self study: 96 hrs
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Engineering Physics (Master) > Advanced Physics
Responsible persons
  • Peinke, Joachim (module responsibility)
  • Avila Canellas, Kerstin (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Lukassen, Laura (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Peinke, Joachim (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Fundamental knowledge and comprehension on the movement of fluids
Module contents
Fluid Dynamics I:
Basic equations: Navier-Stokes-equation, Continuity- equation, Bernoulli- equation; Vortex- equation { and Energy balance equations; laminar ows and stability analysis; exact solutions, application of basic equations

Fluid Dynamics II:
Reynolds-equation, "closing problem" of turbulence: Turbulence models: Cascade models, Stsochastic models
Recommended reading
J. Spurk, N. Aksel: Fluid Mechanics, Springer
D. J. Tritton: Physical Fluid dynamics. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2003 G. K. Batchelor: An introduction to fluid dynamics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002 U. Frisch: Turbulence: the legacy of A. N. Kolmogorov. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001 J. Mathieu, J. Scott: An introduction to turbulent ow. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000 P.A. Davidson: turbulence Oxford 2004
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Unterrichtssprache: English. German on demand, if no international students participate
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Type of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Teaching/Learning method Lecture: 2hrs/week; Excersise: 2hrs/week
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Type of course Lecture
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h