Prerequisite: None
Introduction to inviscid and viscous fluid flow; Fundamental equations of viscous flow; Continuity equation; NavierStokes equations; Couette flows; Two and threedimensional boundary layers; Similarity solution for twodimensional flow; Free shear flow; Approximate integral method; Stability of flow; Concept of small disturbance stability; Linearized stability of parallel viscous flow; Parametric effects in the linear stability theory; Transition to turbulence.
Text/Reference Books:
 White, F. M., Viscous Fluid Flow, Third Edition, McGrawHill Education, New York, 2005.
 Papanastasiou, T., Georgiou, G., & Alexandrou, A. N., Viscous Fluid Flow, Third Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2000.
 Batchelor, G. K., An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2000.
