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## ME10009: Fluid mechanics

Owning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 6
Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Period: Semester 2
Assessment Summary: CW 15%, EX 85%
Assessment Detail:
• Coursework - Lab Report Air Jet (CW 15%)
• Examination (EX 85%)
Supplementary Assessment: ME10009 Re-assessment Examination (where allowed by programme regulations)
Requisites: This unit is not normally available to visiting/exchange students.
Description: Aims:
To introduce the student to more basic equations of fluid mechanics and to apply the equations to engineering problems.

Learning Outcomes:
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.

Skills:
Problem solving; numeracy; working independently.

Content:
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.
Programme availability:

#### ME10009 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
• UEXX-AFB02 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Year 2)
• UEXX-AKB02 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 2)
• UEXX-AFM02 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Year 2)
• UEXX-AKM02 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 2)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
• UEME-AFB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFM04 : MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKM04 : MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFB01 : BEng(Hons) Automotive Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKB01 : BEng(Hons) Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFM01 : MEng(Hons) Automotive Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKM01 : MEng(Hons) Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFM16 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Year 1)
• UEME-AKM16 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFB41 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design and Innovation (Year 1)
• UEME-AKB41 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design and Innovation with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFM41 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design and Innovation (Year 1)
• UEME-AKM41 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design and Innovation with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management (Year 1)
• UEME-AKB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 1)
• UEME-AFM38 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management (Year 1)
• UEME-AKM38 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 1)

Notes:
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.