Module Title:   Fluid Mechanics 1

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1303M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Peter Olley

Additional Tutor(s):   Dr Jaan Pu

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To understand the basic concepts that describes the mechanical behaviour of fluids.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
(1) Lectures to introduce and develop fundamental theories and describe application;
(2) Example classes to provide explanation of supplied tutorial questions; and
(3) Laboratory classes to develop basic skills.

Lectures:   22.00          Directed Study:   69.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   4.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   3.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Understand the principles that describe the mechanical behaviour of fluids.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Predict the mechanical behaviour of fluids for simple, well defined engineering applications.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

To use data to predict engineering performance.

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Exam - 4 compulsory questions, one based on laboratory activities

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
1. Units and dimensions
2. Properties of fluids
3. Hydrostatics - forces on immersed surfaces
4. Buoyancy forces
5. Pressure measurement
6. Stability of floating bodies
7. Fluids in motion - laminar and turbulent flows
8. Principle 1 - Mass continuity
9. Principle 2 - Energy Conservation - Bernoulli`s equation
10. Principle 3 - Momentum Conservation

1. Laboratory - Use of energy principles to measure flow rate

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