**Duration:** 21 weeks.

**Number of lectures per week:** 3

**Assessment:**

**End-of-year Examination:** One 3-hour examination

**Description: **
The topics dealt with in this course are:

**(a)**- derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations: exact solutions of
the Navier
Stokes equations, Stokes flows, lubrication theory, irrotational inviscid
flows, aerofoil theory;
**(b)**- Applications of fluid mechanics in meteorology. (3
lectures)
**(c)**- derivation of the boundary layer equations: exact solutions,
approximate methods of solution, separation of the boundary layer.

May 6, 1999