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This subject will cover the relevant fundamentals of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics theory, and the way these fundamentals are used in current research practice and industry. The first part of the course will cover fundamentals and the mathematical tools related to fluid mechanics as a continuum. The second part of the course will involve examples from recent research in the archival literature, including theoretical and experimental studies.
Intended learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to provide students with exposure to current research topics in the broad areas of thermodynamics and fluid dynamics.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills
• Ability to apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals
• Ability to communicate effectively, not only with engineers but also with the community at large
• In-depth technical competence in at least one engineering discipline
• Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution;
• Ability to function effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with the capacity to be leader or manager as well as an effective team member
Last updated: 29 October 2019