Undergraduate Course: Motion & Flow (MATH10022)
Course Outline
School  School of Mathematics 
College  College of Science and Engineering 
Course type  Standard 
Availability  Available to all students 
Credit level (Normal year taken)  SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) 
Credits  10 
Home subject area  Mathematics 
Other subject area  Specialist Mathematics & Statistics (Honours) 
Course website 
https://info.maths.ed.ac.uk/teaching.html 
Taught in Gaelic?  No 
Course description  Optional course for Honours Degrees involving Mathematics and/or Statistics. Syllabus summary: Vector and scalar fields. Conservation and balance laws in integral and point form. Heat flow; gravitational field and potential; electrostatics; fluid flow. Derivation of standard equations (heat, Laplace and wave). Important 1, 2 and 3dimensional solutions with symmetry. Dipole potentials. Waves in acoustics. Some simple flows of real fluids. 
Information for Visiting Students
Prerequisites  None 
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?  Yes 
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered 
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
1. An understanding of the dynamical and kinematical concepts of flow modelling (flux, conservation, balance, thermal energy, gravitational field, electrostatic potential, velocity field, momentum density, etc.).
2. An ability to introduce and use potentials in appropriate vector field theories.
3. An understanding of the links between separated solutions and twopoint eigenvalue problems; an ability to solve problems using separated solutions.
4. A familiarity with the use of dipole solutions.
5. Experience of some features of standing waves and of radiation.
6. An appreciation of fluid pressure in hydrostatics and in ideal flows. A familiarity with some basic viscous flows.

Assessment Information
Examination only.
Visiting Student Variant Assessment
Examination (100%)

Special Arrangements
None 
Additional Information
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Syllabus 
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Transferable skills 
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Reading list 
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Study Abroad 
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Keywords  MaF 
Contacts
Course organiser  Dr Jacques Vanneste
Tel: (0131 6)50 6483
Email: J.Vanneste@ed.ac.uk 
Course secretary  Dr Jenna Mann
Tel: (0131 6)50 4885
Email: Jenna.Mann@ed.ac.uk 

