Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics

Start Date
24/07/2017

End Date
01/10/2017

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01/10/2017

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Sameen A
IIT Madras
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Engineering
Learning Path
Undergraduate
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Overview

The course introduces compressible flow and its constitutive equations. The physical concepts behind isentropic flows, area-Mach number relation etc will be discussed with practical problems in mind. Properties of shocks and expansions are important parts of this course. All the numerical examples will be in SI units.

 

INTENDED AUDIENCE

Undergraduate students of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

PRE-REQUISITES

Thermodynamics and fluid mechanics 

 

INDUSTRIES THAT WILL RECOGNIZE THIS COURSE

Aerospace industry 

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1 : Fluids, compressible flow I & II laws of TD Clausius inequality 

Week 2: Control volume analysis Conservation of mass Conservation of momentum 

Week 3: Conservation of energy, Tutorial 

Week 4: Sonic velocity, Wave propagation, Pressure-energy relation 

Week 5: Stagnation concept, Isentropic flows, Stagnation relations, Tutorial

Week 6: Varying area flow Mass, momentum, energy equations Converging nozzle 

Week 7: M* concept, Gas tables, C-D nozzle, Tutorial 

Week 8: Standing normal shocks, Prandtl's relation, Normal shocks in CD nozzle 

Week 9: Rankine-Hugoniot equation, Moving shocks, Tutorial 

Week 10: Oblique Shocks, Theta-Beta-M relation, Shock polar curves 

Week 11: Expansion fans, Prandtl-Meyer flow, Tutorial 

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Faculty

Sameen A


Prof. A. Sameen 

Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT-Madras

Research interest: Fluid Mechanics

Current interests: Stability, Transition and Turbulence, Thermal Convection, Quantum Fluids, Magnetohydrodynamics

  

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