Course Descriptions
MECH_ENG 418: Multiscale Modeling and Simulation in Fluid Mechanics

Quarter Offered

Winter : MW 12:30-1:50pm (Lab: W 4:30-6:00pm) ; S. Keten


None, however, undergraduate level knowledge of mechanics, probability and dynamics is helpful.


  1. Learn theory and fundamental principles of molecular simulation techniques nanomechanics and biomechanics. 

  2. Apply molecular simulation tools to explain nanoscale solid and fluid mechanics phenomena with relevance to biological, bioinspired and organic materials. 

  3. Learn multiscale simulation frameworks for investigating hierarchical systems. 


a. Biological and bioinspired materials: Biopolymer, Protein, DNA, Lipids

b. Solid-fluid interactions and nanoscale flow

Course Syllabus