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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2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week. 3 hours of laboratory work per semester.
Through semester assessment (50%), Final Exam (50%)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
AMME2200 OR AMME2261.
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