Fluid Mechanics I
Two ninety-minute lectures will be delivered by the instructor each week,
on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The classes will be held in A269, 945 - 1130a.
Telephone: +91 22 2278 2593 (Extension: 2593)
The TA for the class is Dattaraj Dhuri. His email is:
The learning objectives, course curriculum and other details are here
Kelvin-Helmholtz instability causing vortices in the atmosphere.
Velocity shear - two adjacent layers moving at different velocities - causes
these vortices to be shed.
The most recognizable feature of Jupiter is its "Great Red Spot",
an anticyclonic storm that is larger than Earth, located in the southern hemisphere.
Fluid-mechanics models suggest that it is stable and possibly a permanent feature.
Problem Set 1: Due Tuesday, 27 February 2018 in class
Problem Set 2: Due Tuesday, 13 March 2018 in class
Problem Set 3: Due Thursday, 27 March 2018 in class
Problem Set 4: Due Thursday, 1 May 2018 in class
Problem Set 5: Due Thursday, 1 May 2018 in class
Problem Set 6: Due Monday, 4 June 2018 in class