Fluid Mechanics

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Course No: MECH.3810-011; SIS Class Nbr: 3683; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open Added 4/16/19

Course Description

A calculus-based engineering course which deals with the development of basic fluid mechanic relations. Emphasis is placed on the control-volume approach for solving problems, Topics includes fluid behavior and fluid properties: hydrostatic pressure and forces; buoyancy and stability; continuity, momentum, and Bernoulli equations; similitude and dimensional analysis; scale analysis and modeling; internal and external flows with friction; Reynolds number; laminar and turbulent flows; mathematical development of the hydrodynamic boundary layer; boundary layer separation and fluid dynamic drag; fluid flow in pipes and ducts,; friction and minor losses.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MATH.2310 Calculus III, and MATH.2360 Eng Differential Equations, or MATH.2340 Differential Equations, and ENGN.2070 Dynamics with a C- or better, and Co-req or Pre-req: MECH.2420 Thermodynamics.
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  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jonathan de Alderete
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When Offered & Tuition

  • T,Th | 6:00 PM-8:50 PM
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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  • Summer I Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet May 20-July 1 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 24, June 7 and June 21 at the regularly scheduled hours.
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  • Summer II Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet July 8 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 12, July 26 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer II Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet July 9 to Aug 15 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 19 and August 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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