Fluid Mechanics 2 (MECH3261)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to provide students with a detailed understanding of the theory and practice of fluid mechanics in the context of mechanical engineering. Students will gain skills in problem solving in areas of pipe, pump and channel flow; lift and drag on immersed bodies; boundary layer theory and gas dynamics.
At the end of this unit students will have the ability to critically assess and solve problems commonly found in fluid mechanics practice, such as sizing pumps and piping systems, designing channels, and determing the lift and drag characteristics of submerged bodies. Additionally, they will develop a structured and systematic approach to problem solving.
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Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week; Laboratory 3 hrs.
Through semester assessment (50%) Final Exam (50%)
Pritchard, Fox and McDonald/Fox and McDonald's Introduction to Fluid Mechanics/8th//
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
AMME2200 OR AMME2261.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.