2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 26, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 167 - Fluid Mechanics and Applications


Fluids refer to liquid and gas state of matter which covers more than 70% of the surface of the Earth and all of atmosphere. This course will explore the physics of fluids, and doing calculations using analytical and numerical techniques in weekly instructor led discussion sessions, and a semester long group based project. The project will include building a table top demonstration, and making a video presentation. Examples of project topics include water, oil and gas processing in industry, designing robots that swim, water purification, and more.

Prerequisites: Introductory calculus, Phys 160

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered Bi-annually