2023-2024 / SPAT0040-1

Fluid mechanics


20h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in space sciences (120 ECTS)4 crédits 


Pierre Dauby

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Summary of the equations of fluid mechanics. Boundary layers. Non homogeneous fluids. Instabilities in fluids. Compressible fluids...

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Ability to analyse and solve several problems in fluid mechanics.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic course in fluid mechanis or continuum mechanics.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The theoretical part of the course is presented as lectures. In case of a small audience, lectures are replaced by a tutorship that consists in discussions between the sudents and the instructor. Exercices are also proposed to solve problems.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face-to-face teaching (except in the case of problems related to the pandemic).

Recommended or required readings

 Notes can be downloaded from eCampus.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Additional information:

Written exam on exercices and on theory.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Practical details will be provided on eCampus.


Pierre C. DAUBY, Professeur Institut de Physique (local 2/57), Bât. B5a, Allée du 6 août 19, B-4000 Liège Tel. : 04/366.23.57 - Email : PC.Dauby@uliege.be

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