Department of Mechanical Engineering, Unit Catalogue 2008/09
ME10009 Thermofluids 2
| Credits: 6 |
| Semester: 2|
|Assessment: CW 15%, EX 85%|
|Before taking this unit you must take ME10003|
Aims: To introduce the student to more basic equations of fluid mechanics and to apply the equations to engineering problems.
After taking this unit the student should be able to:
* Understand the basic concepts of fluid mechanics.
* Apply the continuity, momentum and Bernoulli's equations to engineering problems.
* Use dimensional analysis.
Problem solving; numeracy; working independently.
Stress and viscosity; fluid statics; pressure, forces and moments; fluid kinematics; continuity equation; Bernoulli equation; Bernoulli equation with losses and external work; momentum equation for a control volume; dimensional analysis and similarity; introduction to Flight. Thermofluids laboratory experiment.