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Faculty of Mathematics

 

The four courses in the Michaelmas Term are intended to provide a broad educational background for any student preparing to start a PhD in fluid dynamics. The courses in the Lent Term are more specialized and in some cases (see the course descriptions) build on the Michaelmas Term material.

Please find here the introduction and pre-requisites for the Continuum Mechanics course group.

Title Examinable Term Number of Lectures
Hydrodynamic Stability Part III Examinable Michaelmas 24
Slow Viscous Flow Part III Examinable Michaelmas 24
Perturbation Methods Part III Examinable Michaelmas 16
Fluid Dynamics of the Solid Earth Part III Examinable Lent 24
Theoretical Physics of Soft Condensed Matter Part III Examinable Lent 16
Environmental Fluid Dynamics Part III Examinable Michaelmas 24
Direct and Inverse Scattering of Waves Part III Examinable Lent 16
Fluid Dynamics of the Climate Part III Examinable Lent 24
Laboratory Demonstrations Part III Non-Examinable Lent 8