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MEC4445 - Environmental fluid mechanics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader(s): J B Hinwood

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Introduction to the principles of tides, estuarine flows, waves, fluid mixing, dilution of wastes, plume motions. Planning and conducting a field data collection exercise: scientific plan, calibrations, equipment, logistics, data analysis and modelling, reporting.

Assessment

Written: 50%
Fieldwork: 50%

Contact hours

16 lecture hours, 8 practice class hours and 48 fieldwork hours

Prerequisites

MEC3465 (or MAE3965) OR MEC3451

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