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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Fundamentals

9 videos (Total 70 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Welcome to the course2m
1.1 Coupling fluid and solid mechanics8m
1.2 The tool of dimensional analysis13m
1.3 Dimensionless numbers11m
1.4 Dimensional analysis of the interactions9m
1.5 Coupled equations for fluids and solids8m
1.6 Dimensionless coupled equations8m
1.7 Research report : poroelasticity3m
1 practice exercise
Quiz week 120m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

A solid with a still fluid

7 videos (Total 67 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 Adapted dimensionless numbers6m
2.3 Small motion of the solid12m
2.4 Added stiffness11m
2.5 Added mass11m
2.6 Computing the added mass12m
2.7 Research report: elastocapillarity5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz week 220m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Viscosity and gravity effects

6 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
3.2 Memory effect11m
Experiments : added mass and added damping5m
3.3 Sloshing10m
3.4 Coupling with sloshing11m
Experiments : eggs and bottles5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz week 320m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Coupling with a fast flow

6 videos (Total 62 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
4.2 Flow-induced static instability11m
4.3 Flow-induced dynamic instability13m
4.4 Coupled-mode flutter of an airfoil13m
Experiments : coupled-mode flutter4m
Research report: foliage dynamics5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz week 420m
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Top reviews from Fundamentals of Fluid-Solid Interactions

By KSMar 25th 2019

A fantastic course with great instructors and great examples. I like the comparisons between theory and practical. One of the best courses I've ever taken. Awesome work

By RJSep 22nd 2016

Lessons were pretty concise, engaging and well arranged. Quizzes were relevant and stimulating. Would love to take an advanced version.\n\nThanks to the team.

Instructors

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Emmanuel de Langre

Professor
Mechanics
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Xavier Amandolese

Lecturer
Mechanics
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Olivier Doaré

Professor
IMSIA, ENSTA Paristech

About École Polytechnique

L’École polytechnique associe recherche, enseignement et innovation au meilleur niveau scientifique et technologique mondial pour répondre aux défis du XXIe siècle. En tête des écoles d’ingénieur françaises depuis plus de 200 ans, sa formation promeut une culture d’excellence scientifique pluridisciplinaire, ouverte dans une forte tradition humaniste. ...

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