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Fluid Dynamics

E121502
Mechanical Engineering

About this course

The first course in Fluid Mechanics designed to provide the fundamental tools necessary to analyse a fluid systems and predict its behaviour.

Learning outcomes

The first course in Fluid Mechanics designed to provide the fundamental tools necessary to analyse a fluid systems and predict its behaviour.

Course requirements

The first course in Fluid Mechanics designed to provide the fundamental tools necessary to analyse a fluid systems and predict its behaviour.

Activities

Lectures and tutorian sessions: Hydrostatics. Pascal's law. Basic equations. Archimedes' law. Absolute and relative balance. Euler equation of hydrostatics and its integration. Wall forces. Methods of calculation. Determining location and direction. Basic equation of fluid dynamics - equation of continuity, motion equations and energy. Link with concepts in the subject of Thermomechanics. Flow of perfect fluid. Outflow from vessels. Real fluid discharge. Overflow. Flow through a flooded hole. Flow of the perfect fluid through the pipe. Basic equations. Real fluid flow. Local and frictional losses. Unsteady flow. Water stroke. Absolute and relative flow. Dynamic effects of fluid flow. Propulsion power. Euler's pump and turbine equation. Laminar flow, flow in circular tube. Analytically solvable cases of laminar flow. Turbulent flow. Turbulence characteristics. Flow around a flat plate, boundary layer. Drag. Flow around cylindrical body, spherical body, wing section. Lift and drag. Flow separation. Aerodynamic characteristics of the wing. Fundamentals of the theory of similarity. Dimensional analysis. Similarity numbers and laws. Compressible fluid flow. One dimensional isotropic flow. Outlet and maximum speed. The speed of sound. Mach number. Critical conditions. Hugeniot's theorem. Perpendicular adiabatic shock wave. Nozzle and diffuser flows. Flow under non-design conditions. Aerodynamic choking.

  • Credits
    ECTS 5
  • Contact hours per week
    3
  • Instructors
    Ing. Schmirler Michal Ph.D., Ing. Kulish Vladimir DrSc., Ing. Jančík Petr Ph.D.
  • Mode of instruction
    Hybrid
  • Course coordinator
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Offering(s)

  • Start date

    23 September 2024

    • Ends
      16 February 2025
    • Term *
      Winter 2024/2025
    • Instruction language
      English
    • Register between
      15 May - 29 Jul 2024
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These offerings are valid for students of TUM (Germany)