General Course Information (updated Sept. 8)

Tentative Course Syllabus (updated Oct. 18)

Reference materials and additional course readings:

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:

Reading before the 1st class on Tuesday Sept 6: chapter
1 of the text; reading for the rest of the week: chapter 2, section 1-3 & 5.

Homework #1 - Due
Friday Sept. 9 at 5pm.
(assignment updated Sept. 8)

Reading for the week of Sept. 12-16: chapter
2 of the text, sections 3, 8-9.

Homework #2 - Due
Monday Sept. 19 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Sept. 19-23: chapter
2 of the text, sections 9, then 5-7.

Homework #3 - Due
Monday Sept. 26 at 5pm. Problem 3 of this
assignment is deferred to assignment 4.

Reading for the week of Sept. 26-30: chapter
2 of the text, sections 5-7.

Homework #4 - Due
Monday Oct. 3 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Oct. 3-7: chapter 12 of Reif or
any statistical physics text; chapters 40 & 41 of Feynman's Lecture
vol. II.

Homework #5 - Due
Tuesday Oct. 11 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Oct. 10-14: chapter 5 of the
text, sections 1-5.

Homework #6 - Due
Monday Oct. 17 at 5pm.

For your viewing pleasure, here are just a few photos from the book "An Album of Fluid Motion" by M. Van Dyke on the fluid flow patterns around a cylinder/sphere for various Reynolds numbers. I hope you enjoy them!

Reading for the week of Oct. 17-21: finish chapter 5 of the
text and begin reading chapter 7.

Homework #7 - Due
Monday Oct. 24 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 4: chapter 7 of the
text, sections 4 & 5, and chapter 8, sections 1, and 2-5.

Homework #8 - Due
Monday Nov. 7 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Nov. 7-11: chapter 8 of the
text, sections 5 & 6, then section 1, and finally, section 7.

Homework #9 - Due
Monday Nov. 14 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Nov. 14-18: chapter 9 of the
text, sections 1, 3, and 6.

Final projects due December 16. Please see homework 10 for details.

Homework #10 - Due
Monday Nov. 21 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Nov. 21-25 and Nov. 28-Dec. 2:
chapter 12, sections 2-4, and chapter 13, sections 1, 4, and 5.

Homework #11 - Due
Monday Dec. 5 at 5pm.

Reading for the week of Dec. 5-9: chapter 14.

Reminder: final projects due December
16. Please see homework 12 for details.

Homework #12 - Due
Monday Dec. 12 at 5pm.