Fluid Mechanics (AE 307) Course Details

Course Name: Fluid Mechanics
Code: AE 307
Pre-requisite Course(s):
Objective: To introduce basic properties and importance of fluids in engineering applications. To teach and apply basic methods employed for analysis of engineering problems involving fluids. Teach derivation and application of basic equations in differential form governing the fluid motion, calculation of forces exerted by flows on bodies.
Content: The course is a required course for energy engineering degree. The course covers the fundamental aspects of fluid motion, fluid properties, flow regimes, pressure variations, fluid kinematics, and methods of flow description and analysis.The conservation laws in their differential and integral forms, and their use in analyzing and solving fluid flow problems. The concept of using similitude and dimensional analysis for organizing test data and for planning experiments. The effects of fluid friction on pressure and velocity distributions. The effects of compressibility on fluid flows.
Term: Autumn
Theory: 2
Application: 2
Laboratory: 0
Credit: 3
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ECTS: 4