Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103067192018Boundary Layer TheoryElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to help students understand the physical and mathematical fundamentals of the boundary layer theory for viscous flows.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Utku ŞENTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the basic concepts of the boundary layer concept in viscous flows.
2To understand the analytical solutions of the governing equations for laminar flows
3To understand the transition to turbulence and its applications.
4To understand the impact of turbulence in internal and external flows.
5To understand the turbulence modelling methods.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1. Introduction, 2. Governing equations of viscous fluid flow 3. Analytical solutions for incompressible, laminar boundary layers, 4. Analysis based on integral methods, 5. Transition to turbulence, 6. Turbulence in internal and external flows, 7. Turbulence modeling, 8. Boundary layers in compressible flows.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction to the concept of boundary layer
1Governing equations of viscous fluid flow
2Governing equations of viscous fluid flow
3Governing equations of viscous fluid flow
4Analytical solutions for incompressible, laminar boundary layers
5Analytical solutions for incompressible, laminar boundary layers
6Analysis based on integral methods
7Transition to turbulence
8Turbulent flows in pipes
9Turbulent flows past bodies
10Turbulence modelling
11Midterm exam
12Turbulence modelling
13Boundary layers in compressible flow
14Boundary layers in compressible flow
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
SCHLICHTING, Hermann, et al. Boundary-layer theory. New York: McGraw-hill, 1955. WHITE, Frank M.; CORFIELD, Isla. Viscous fluid flow. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006. KUNDU, Pijush K.; COHEN, I. M. Fluid mechanics. 2004. Elsevier Acad. Press, London, 2008, 199: 400.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14570
Homework14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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