OCEN 678

Fluid Dynamics for Ocean and Environmental Engineering

Flow around Bodies of Revolution
Learning Objectives:
1. Compute the flow field around 2D and 3D objects using combinations of fundamental potential flow solutions

Topics/Outline:
1. Superposition 2. Flow around a sphere 3. Flow around a Rankine Ovid

Reading:
Currie, I.G. (2003). Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, third edition. Marcel Dekker, Inc.: New York. QA901 .C8 2003 Section 5.7-5.11 Kundu, P.K. and Cohen, I.M. (2008). Fluid Mechanics, fourth edition. Academic Press: New York. QA901 .K86 2008, previous edition as electronic resource: QA901 .K86 2002eb Section 6.19-6.22 Newman, J.N. (1977). Marine Hydrodynamics. The MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. VM156 .N48, also available as electronic resource: VM156 .N48 1977eb Section 4.4-4.6

S. Socolofsky

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