Math 228: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Spring 2012)

This course is designed to give an overview of fluid dynamics from a mathematical viewpoint, and to introduce students to areas of active research in fluid dynamics. This course is aimed at first year graduate students in mathematics, physics, and engineering.

Topics to be covered:

Prerequisites

Some background in solving ordinary and partial differential equations, basic physics/mechanics, multivariable calculus.

Schedule

Wed/Fri, 1:15-2:30pm, Room 119 Physics Building

Instructor

Thomas Witelski, Professor, Dept of Math

Office hours

(Tentative) Mondays 1:00-3:00 pm, or by email request for an appointment for other times.

Textbook

Problem sets

Course materials and web links

Reference books