Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Course Description

Fick's law, the random walk and molecular diffusion, solutions of the diffusion equation, advective diffusion, turbulent diffusion, dispersion in laminar, turbulent, unsteady and unbounded shear flows, dispersion in two dimensions, turbulent mixing in rivers, one-dimensional dispersion in rivers, mixing in estuaries driven by wind, tide, and river, vertical and transverse mixing in estuaries, one-dimensional analysis of wastes dispersion in estuaries, jets and plumes, buoyant jet, introduction to river and estuary models.




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