# Fluid Mechanics KJ3012

## Learning outcome

After successfully completing the course, the candidate will have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.

*Knowledge*

*The candidate can:*

- Give an account of mass, impulse and energy equations
- Assess the properties of fluids and explain the principles of the motion of fluids
- Explain the principles of dimensional analysis and scaling
- Explain the principles of rotating machinery
- Access information from appropriate charts and tables relevant to the field
- Examine flow problems
- Use the CFD software Fluent to examine flow problems

*Skills*

*The candidate can:*

- Carry out engineering calculations involving fluids, analyze and report results
- Work in teams on the planning and execution of experimental tasks and tasks using computer tools
- Consider safety when working with fluids in motion

*General competence*

*The candidate is:*

- Aware of the environmental and economic impacts associated with fluid flow rotating machinery
- Able to use practical judgement, and can perform simple calculations to assess the results of laboratory exercises, those produced by other engineers and results obtained by using computer software

## Course Description

The course includes the properties of fluids, fluid statics and buoyancy, Bernoulli’s equation with loss and source point, mass, impulse and energy equations, dimensional analysis and uniformity, pressure on the surroundings from fluid in motion, interface, rotating machinery, compressible flow and gas dynamics. The course also includes the use of computer software for solving technological flow problems. Exercises using CFD software such as Fluent are also included in the course. Laboratory exercises involving pressure loss in pipes and pumps will also be included.

## Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, exercises, use of computer software and laboratory exercises.

## Assessment Methods

The exercises using Fluent are obligatory, and must be approved before students will be permitted to take the final examination. The exercises will be carried out in groups of 3-5 students. The groups will submit a report for each Fluent exercise (which must be approved).

Laboratory exercises are obligatory and must be approved before students will be permitted to take the final examination. The laboratory exercises are carried out in groups of 3-5 students. The groups will submit a report for each of the exercises, which must be approved.

Written individual mid-term examination (20%).

Written individual final examination (80%).

*Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean*

Publisert av / forfatter Ian Hector Harkness <Ian.HarknessSPAMFILTER@hit.no>, last modified Unni Stamland Kaasin - 29/01/2013