# | topic | assigned | due | |
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1 | Boltzmann equation | 01/28/2018 | 02/07/2018 | homework1.pdf [solutions] |

2 | Ideal hydrodynamics | 02/07/2018 | 02/19/2018 | homework2.pdf [solutions] |

3 | Viscous hydrodynamics | 02/19/2018 | 02/26/2018 | homework3.pdf [solutions] |

4 | Gas dynamics | 02/26/2018 | 03/07/2018 | homework4.pdf [solutions] |

5 | Computational fluid dynamics | 03/19/2018 | 04/02/2018 | homework5.pdf support files: riemann.f90; riemann.c; riemann.py exact solutions: sod_exact.out; double_rarefaction_exact.out; strong_shock_exact.out; slow_shock_exact.out; solutions: python and Fortran versions |

6 | Instabilities and turbulence | 04/09/2018 | 04/11/2018 | homework6.pdf [solutions] |

7 | Rotation | 04/16/2018 | 04/23/2018 | homework7.pdf [solutions] |

8 | MHD | 04/25/2018 | 05/02/2018 | homework8.pdf [solutions] |

- List of dimensionless numbers
- Astrphysical fluid dymamics by G. I. Ogilvie

Introduction to fluids, collisionless Boltzmann eq.

The collision integral and equilibrium behavior.

Moments of the Boltzmann equation and hydrodynamics

Properties of ideal fluids

How viscosity changes the flow

Compressible flow, shocks, ...

Methods for solving the equations of hydrodynamics

Fluid instabilities and perturbation analysis

Basic theory of turbulence

Approximations for low Mach number hydrodynamics

combustion fronts

Rotating flows

single fluid magnetohydrodynamics

reconnection, ...