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AERO 529. Turbulence and Flow Control. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: AERO 307 and AERO 406 for students in a BMS program; or graduate standing. Recommended: AERO 522 and AERO 525.

Physics and analysis of turbulence. Vorticity, mixing, jets, wakes, boundary layer transition, scales and structures. Effects of turbulence on noise and aerodynamics. Experiments and simulations in boundary layer transition, separation phenomena, passive and active flow control. Not open to students with credit in AERO 523. 2 lectures, 2 laboratories.