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Courses - Fall 2022
ENME
Engineering, Mechanical Department Site
ENME645
Fluid-Structure Interactions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME 331 and ENME 361.
Restriction: Must be a student in the Clark School of Engineering.
Credit only granted for: ENME 645 or ENME 809C.
Formerly: ENME 809C.
Fundamentals of fluid-structure interactions, fluid-elastic instabilities (buckling, flutter, galloping) and their engineering applications. Possible domains of applications are civil engineering, aerospace engineering, ocean engineering, biomechanics, and soft robotics. Examples include tall bridges, aircraft wing, parachutes, solid rocket motor, turbomachinery, offshore platform, subsea pipelines, paper printing, MEMS mircochannels, blood flow in arteries, and heart valves. The fish swimming mechanics with be studied to inspire novel efficient propulsion mechanisms for soft robotics applications.