Swansea University

Fluid Mechanics

EGA 117

Iowa State Course Substitution

Mechanics of Fluids

E M 378

Course Info

International Credits: 10.0
Converted Credits: 3.0
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Course Description:
THEORETICAL PART: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. Basic characteristics of fluids. Hydrostatic pressure and its measurement [3h]. Forces exerted by a fluid at rest on both planar and curved submerged surfaces [9h]. Conservation of mass, energy and momentum in a moving fluid and applications [9h]. Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes. Moody chart and the Colebrook correlation. Pipeline systems [9h]. Revision [3h] . LABORATORY WORK: Impact of jets; Venturi tube; Discharge over weirs.


Evaluation Date:
October 15, 2015
Joseph Schaefer