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This page focuses on the course 2.06 Fluid Dynamics as it was taught by Prof. Kripa Varanasi in Spring 2013.
Fluid Dynamics is a half-term course for undergraduate students in Course 2-A (Bachelor of Science in Engineering as recommended by the Department of Mechanical Engineering). Students are introduced to the fundamental principles and laws of fluid mechanics.
Students are encouraged to take this course as sophomores.
Most students who take this course are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree as recommended by the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
During an average week in the spring semester, students were expected to spend 12 hours on the course, roughly divided as follows:
This half-term course ran during the second half of the spring semester.