Undergraduate Study

MATH3974/4074 Fluid Mechanics (Advanced)

General Information

This page contains information on the senior advanced unit of study MATH3974.

  • Taught in Semester 1.
  • Credit point value: 6.
  • Classes per week: Three lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s): Sharon Stephen .

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13:00 – 14:00 Tuesday, Carslaw 525 Please email me to arrange consultations outside this time.


  • D. J. Acheson, Elementary Fluid Dynamics. Oxford University Press (1990)
  • G. K. Batchelor, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics. Cambridge University Press (1967)
  • A. I. Ruban and J. S. B. Gajjar, Fluid Dynamics: Part 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics. Oxford Scholarship Online (2014)
  • P. G. Drazin, Introduction to hydrodynamic stability. Cambridge University Press (2002)



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