Module Identifier | MA45320 | ||

Module Title | VISCOUS FLOW AND RHEOLOGY 2 | ||

Academic Year | 2000/2001 | ||

Co-ordinator | Professor K Walters | ||

Semester | Semester 2 | ||

Other staff | Dr D M Binding | ||

Pre-Requisite | MA34310 | ||

Course delivery | Lecture | 20 x 1hour lectures | |

Seminars / Tutorials | 7 x 1hour seminars | ||

Assessment | Exam | 2 Hours (written examination) | 100% |

Resit assessment | 2 Hours (written examination) | 100% |

**General description**

This module continues the study of Newtonian fluid mechanics gegun in MA34310. It also includes introductions to the theories of solid mechanics and Rheology.

**Aims**

To continue the study of Newtonian Fluid Mechanics by discussing Boundary-layer Theory and Lubrication Theory. To show the subtle differnces when Solid Mechanics is considered. Finally, to introduce the student to the very difficult but important concepts of viscoelasticity.

**Learning outcomes**

On completion of this module, a student should be able to:

- apply approximate techniques, like those associated with boundary-layers and lubrication, to the solution of flow problems;
- explain the theory of the Science of Flight;
- derive Hooke's Law and apply it to the problems in Solid Mechanics;
- describe the concept of viscoelasticity and the industrial applications in which it arises.

**Syllabus**

1. CONTINUATION OF NEWTONIAN FLUID MECHANICS: Including an introduction to Lubrication Theory and the Science of Flight.

2. INTRODUCTION TO SOLID MECHANICS: Including the derivation of Hooke's Law.

3. GENERAL RHEOLOGY: Including a detailed consideration of viscoelasticity. Industrial applications.

**Reading Lists**

**Books**
**** Recommended Text**

H A Barnes, J F Hutton & K Walters.
*Introduction to Rheology*. Elsevier
**** Supplementary Text**

D V Boger & K Walters.
*Rheology Phenomena in Focus*. Elsevier

R I Tanner & K Walters.
*Rheology: an historical perspective*. Elsevier