Advanced Thermofluids (526H3)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

  • Flow governing equations
  • turbulence: Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations, mixing length and k-e model
  • integral methods for boundary layers
  • combustion, including radiation in gases
  • unsteady flow
  • measurement techniques
  • lubrication: Reynolds equation, regimes of lubrication
  • compressible flows.


100%: Lecture


30%: Coursework (Report)
70%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: