ENCI638

Environmental Fluid Dynamics

15 points

Not offered 2023, offered in 2013

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

Description

Introduction to environmental fluid dynamics - physical mechanisms. Turbulence - structure of turbulent flows, governing equations, scales, turbulence modeling, turbulent jet case study, turbulent mixing in the environment, turbulent dispersion in rivers, and turbulent jets. Buoyancy effects - governing equations and scale analysis for free and forced convection, gravity currents case study, convection in horizontal layers, plumes, waves.

Prerequisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.