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Spring 2024
May 30, 2024
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ME 30800 - Fluid Mechanics
Credit Hours: 3.00. Continuum description, velocity field, fluid statics, manometers, basic conservation laws for systems and control volumes, dimensional analysis. Bernoulli's equation along a streamline and with head losses. Flow over submerged bodies, boundary layers. Viscous flows in pipes, turbomachinery, system performance. One-dimensional gas dynamics.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop the ability to identify and classify the various types of flows one may encounter. 2. Develop (from rigorous first principles) the control volume formulation of the basic laws with emphasis on conservation of mass and Newton's 2nd law. 3. Apply the control volume formulation of the basic laws to model physical systems.


Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level ME 20000 Minimum Grade of D- and Undergraduate level ME 26300 Minimum Grade of D- and Undergraduate level ME 27400 Minimum Grade of D-) and (Undergraduate level MA 26200 Minimum Grade of C- or (Undergraduate level MA 26500 Minimum Grade of C- and Undergraduate level MA 26600 Minimum Grade of C-) or (Undergraduate level MA 35000 Minimum Grade of C- and Undergraduate level MA 36000 Minimum Grade of C-) )

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