Compressible Fluid Flow

Compressible Fluid Flow
One-dimensional analysis of compressible flow with area change, friction, heat transfer, shock waves, and combined effects, including experimental methods.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.5 Lab
 PrerequisitesME EN 312; Me En 312 or equivalent.
 ProgramsContaining ME EN 510
Course Outcomes

Governing Equations and Basic Principles for Compressibility

Understand how to start from governing equations and basic principles to solve problems where it is desired to account for compressibility.

Concepts for Solving and Analyzing Compressibility Problems

Learn concepts needed to solve and analyze problems that account for compressibility in both internal and external flow applications.

Characteristics of Various Flows

Understand characteristics of isentropic flow, normal shock waves, oblique shock waves, Prandtl-Meyer flow, Fanno (friction) flow, Rayleigh (heat transfer) flow, and multidimensional flow.

Applications, Problem Solving, and Analyzation of Results

Discover applications where compressibility is important, how to solve problems, and analyze results.