Module Title:   Fluid Mechanics 2

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2038M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Tim Gough

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To examine the principles of fluid flow, with an emphasis on the analysis of flows that are common in engineering fields.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Theoretical understanding and problem solving through large lectures, staff-led tutorial/example class and directed study, practical skills of data interpretation and justification gained from laboratory sessions, assessed by examination.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   59.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          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 and review fluid flow and principles, and examine, and quantify, their applications to common engineering fields across the programmes of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering.

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

Interpret and justify laboratory experimental data by using available information and propose solutions to problems arising from that analysis.

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


  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Examination - closed book

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
(1) Understanding of fundamental principles: Flow acceleration, continuity and energy equations and their applications;
(2) Reynolds number and head losses in real flows;
(3) Features of laminar and turbulent flows in pipes and conduits with velocity profiles, pressure drops, friction factors and Moody diagram;
(4) Pipe systems including pipes in series, pipes in parallels and branching pipelines;
(5) Pipe connections with pumps and siphons;
(6) Introduction to the no slip condition and the boundary layer;
(7) Momentum equation and fluid force on structures.

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