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# Mechanical Engineering: Fluid Mechanics

## ME 143 Z1 (CRN: 60272)

### 3 Credit Hours

Fluid pressure distributions; integral control volume systems; differential relations for a fluid particle; dimensional similarity; viscous flow in ducts; boundary layer flows; inviscid incompressible flows. Prerequisites: ME 012, ME 014 or CE 100, ME 040, MATH 271.

### Notes

Dates: July 15 - August 9, 2019; Prereqs: ME 012 & 040

### Section Description

Fluid pressure distributions; integral control volume systems; differential relations for a fluid particle; dimensional similarity; viscous flow in ducts; boundary layers; inviscid incompressible flows. Topics • Introduction: Concept of a fluid, Continuum hypothesis, dimensions & units, fluid properties, viscosity, surface tension, Reynolds number, Rotational vs. Irrotational Flows, Vorticity • Pressure distribution in fluids, manometers, hydrostatics, buoyancy and stability • Control volume analysis (integral form), conservation principles, the Bernoulli equation • Differential relations of fluid motion, conservation equations, Navier-Stokes equation, boundary conditions, stream function, vorticity, potential flows • Dimensional analysis, the Pi theorem, dimensionless numbers, design of experiments • Internal flow, viscous flow in pipes, fully developed laminar vs. turbulent flow • External flow, Reynolds number effects, boundary layer effects, lift-drag on airfoils • An introduction to CFD, compressible flow, open-channel flow

### Evaluation

Homework 05% A 90 - 100 Examination I 35% B 80 - 89 Examination II 35% C 70 - 79 Quiz 10% D 60 – 69 Project 15%

### Meetings

#### July 15, 2019 to August 9, 2019

##### Location

Votey Bldg 207 (View Campus Map)

##### Times

to on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

### Important Dates

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