COURSE CODE: MCE 305
COURSE TITLE: Applied Fluid Mechanics (Statistics)
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Five hours (2hrs Lecture & 3hrs practical) per week


COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Engr. Dr.(Mrs.) KUYE, Sidikat Ibiyemi B.Eng, M.Sc
E-mail: ibiyemikuye@yahoo.com
Office Location: COLENG
Other Lecturers: None

COURSE SYNOPSIS:
Introduction, nature and types of fluid. The fluid as a continuum. Physical properties. Scope of fluid mechanics. Units and constants. Fluid statics. Equilibrium of fluid at rest. Thrust on plane surfaces. Buoyance and thrusts on curved surfaces. Integral analysis; control volume and mass conservation, continuity equation in one-dimensional flow; incompressible flow. Basic principles, pressure at a point in a moving fluid. Bernoullis Theorem. Elementary consideration of viscous fluid. Dimensional Analysis: the Pi-theorem. Typical non-dimensional parameters. Dynamic similarity and models. Flow in pipes; entry conditions. The boundary layer concept, laminar and turbulent flows, transition, pressure losses in bends, sudden change of section, pipe fittings and valves. Diffusers, nozzles, branched pipes and flow distribution systems. Flow measurements.


MCE 305 Lecture Note

Last Updated on April 10, 2019 by admin

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