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Syllabus for

Academic year
MTF052 - Fluid mechanics  
Strömningsmekanik
 
Syllabus adopted 2012-02-22 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKMAS
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Mechanical Engineering, Shipping and Marine Technology
Department: 30 - MECHANICS AND MARITIME SCIENCES


Teaching language: Swedish
Open for exchange students: No

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0106 Examination 6,0c Grading: TH   6,0c   01 Nov 2018 am SB_MU   09 Jan 2019 am M   19 Aug 2019 am SB_MU  
0206 Laboratory 1,5c Grading: UG   1,5c    

In programs

TKMAS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (compulsory)
TKTEM ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS, Year 3 (compulsory elective)

Examiner:

Alf-Erik Almstedt

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Replaces

MTF051   Basic fluid mechanics


Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

Thermodynamics and Calculus in several variables

Aim

Gases and liquids in motion are found in a vast number of technical applications.
The course should give a thorough understanding of the flow phenomena that occurs in technical devices, and give
good knowledge about methods that are used to solve realistic problems.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- conduct industrial development work in the area of fluid mechanics
- apply control volume formulations, differential formulations and similarity laws
- account for basic phenomena and methods for treating turbulent flows and compressible flows

Content

Basic concepts
Control volume relations for mass, momentum, angular momentum and energy
Differential equations for mass, momentum and energy
Dimensional analysis and similarity
Pipe flow
Turbulence
Boundary layer flow
Compressible flow
Design task 2 is covered by a CFD-tutorial where a 2D mesh is created and used to simulate the boundary layer (laminar and turbulent) on a flat plate. The software ICEM will be used for the meshing and Fluent to solve the equations describing the flow field. Measured boundary layer profiles in a wind tunnel using a flat plate are going to be provided. This data should be compared to the CFD simulations.

Organisation

21 lectures
19 exercises
The following parts are compulsory in the course
1 laboration
2 design tasks

Literature

Fluid Mechanics, Frank M. White, McGraw-Hill, New York

Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination


Published: Wed 26 Feb 2020.