Selected Topics in Fluid Mechanics & Advanced Hydrodynamics 2019/2020

On Pont des Arts in Paris

Lectures: Maciej Lisicki, Tuesdays 9:30 – 11:00, room B0.21
Classes: Gustavo Abade, Thursdays 9:30 – 11:00, room B0.17

Test: Tue 26 May (9:00) – Wed 27 May (9:00)

Exam (tentative): Thu 18 June (10:00) – Fri 19 June (10:00)

Homework problems:
[1] (due 3 March)
[2] (due 10 March)
[3] (due 27 March)
[4] (due 6 April)
[5] (due 13 April)
[6] (due 27 April)
[7] (due 11 May)
[8] (due 18 May)
[9] (due 25 May)
[10] (due 5 June)

Recommended reading
National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

    General introduction
  • B. Lautrup, Physics of Continuous Matter, IoP Publishing (2005).
  • G.K. Batchelor, An introduction to fluid dynamics, Cambridge Univ. Press (1978).
  • E. Guyon, J.-P. Hulin, L. Petit, C.D. Mitescu, Physical Hydrodynamics.
  • L.G. Leal, Advanced Transport Phenomena, Cambridge Univ. Press (2007).
  • D.J. Acheson, Elementary Fluid Dynamics, Oxford Univ. Press (1999).
    Stokes flows
  • E. Guazzelli, J. Morris, A Physical Introduction to Suspension Dynamics, Cambridge Univ. Press (2012).
  • G. I. Taylor, Low Reynolds number flows, National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films [youtube]
  • M.L. Four approaches to hydrodynamic Green's functions - the Oseen tensors. [arxiv.org: 1312.6231]



Hydrodynamics and Elasticity

Gustavo Abade & Maciej Lisicki


Lectures: Gustavo Abade, Tuesdays 14:15 – 17:00, 2.22
Classes: Maciej Lisicki, Thursdays 9:15 – 12:00, 2.12

Problem sheets:
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

Vector calculus – differential operators: [pdf]

Recommended reading

  • Reynolds Transport Theorem: see e.g. L. G. Leal, Advanced Transport Phenomena, Cambridge Univ. Press (2007), p.22
  • Vorticity, lift, complex potential: see D. J. Acheson, Elementary Fluid Dynamics, Oxford Univ. Press (1999).