DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AE 627 FLUID MECHANICS (3L+IP) I
To acquaint and equip with the latest knowledge in the field of fluid mechanics
Review of fluid properties and definitions.
Fluids flow concepts and basic equations; kinetics and dynamics of fluid flow; method of describing motion, velocity, acceleration.
Euler’s equation; stress and deformation components for general cases.
Fundamental equations derived from principles of mass transfer and conservation of mass, momentum and energy.
Ideal fluid flow requirements; vortex, irrotational and rotational flow; velocity potential; stream function; flow net.
Two and three dimensional flow; boundary layer theory; velocity distribution; transition from laminar to turbulent flow; Heleshaw models.
Extensive practical on different aspects of fluid mechanics.