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AER 316

Fluid Mechanics

Dimensions and units, continuum fluid mechanics. Fluid Statics: Properties of fluids. Manometry and pressure measurement. Flow characteristics: laminar and turbulent flow, steady and unsteady flow, streamlines. Flow analysis: control volume/control system and differential approaches for mass, momentum and energy conservation. Applications of the conservation equation, Euler and Bernoulli equations. Dimensional analysis, similitude and model testing. Surface resistance. Flow in conduits.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

MTH 240 and PCS 125 and PCS 211

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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