Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Incompressible fluid mechanics

ME-344

Lecturer(s) :

Schneider Tobias

Language:

English

Summary

Basic lecture in incompressible fluid mechanics

Content

Characteristic quantities of an incompressible flow, hydrostatic, viscous stress, dimensional analysis, Navier-Stoke equations, conservation of mass and momentum in integral and differential form, trajectories and streamlines, Bernoulli's equation, lift and drag of a solid body, theory of reduced scale models, inviscid flows, potential flows, unsteady flows, added mass, vorticity dynamics, introduction to boundary layer concept and of turbulence.

Keywords

Incompressible flows, Navier-Stokes equation, lift, drag

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures and sessions of exercises

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

Munson, Okiishi, Juebsch & Rothmayer, Fluid Mechanics, 7th Edition, SI Version

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Mechanical Engineering, 2017-2018, Bachelor semester 5
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Incompressible fluid mechanics
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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