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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Aug 18, 2022
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course describes the theory behind fluid mechanics processes for environmental flows. Topics to be covered are: a review of boundary layer flow and distribution of flow velocities and shear stresses in open channel flows; turbulence in open channel flows, shear layer flows, hydrodynamics of lakes and reservoirs, stratified flows, geophysical flows. This course contains computational, analytical and some experimental homework and projects.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PROG: Swanson School of Engineering

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