Fluid Mechanics - MMAN2600

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: (MATH1131 or MATH1141) and (PHYS1121 or PHYS1131 or PHYS1141)

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Fluid properties. Fluids in static equilibrium. Buoyancy. Pressures in accelerating fluid systems. Steady flow energy equations. Flow measurement. Momentum analysis. Dimensional analysis and similarity. Pipe flow. Incompressible laminar and turbulent flow in pipes; friction factor. Laminar flow between parallel plates and in ducts. Elementary boundary layer flow; skin friction and drag. Pumps and turbines. Pump and pipeline system characteristics.


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