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Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Fundamentals

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 70 min)
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 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

A solid with a still fluid

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min)
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 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Viscosity and gravity effects

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 53 min)
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 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Coupling with a fast flow

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 62 min)
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 430m

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