Fluid Mechanics

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
6.0
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

Theory and practical applications in the following topics: Newton’s law of viscosity. Gas, steam, liquid. Cavitation, cavitation erosion. Comparison of gases and liquids. Lagrangian and Eulerian description of fluid motion. Pathline, streakline, streamline, stream surface, stream tube. Steady, unsteady, quasi-steady flow. Continuity. Free vortex. Dynamics. Euler equation. Bernoulli equation. Static, dynamic, total pressure and their measurement. Pitot probe, Prandtl probe. Volume flow rate measurements using contraction elements and deduced from velocity measurement. Comparison. Unsteady Bernoulli equation. Radial fan, Euler equation for turbomachines. Linear momentum equation, applications. Viscous fluids. Non-Newtonian fluids, rheology. Navier-Stokes equation. Similarity of flows. Hydraulics. Bernoulli equation extended to hydraulic losses. Pipe friction loss. BC, outlet, diffuser, bend, elbow, valve, inlet. Description of turbulent flows. Boundary layers and their effects. Fluid mechanical forces acting on bodies. Gas dynamics. Energy equation. Bernoulli equation for compressible fluids. Sound speed for gases and solids. Discharge ofan air reservoir through a simple circular orifice, at various pressure ratios. Flow in a Laval nozzle. 5 hours/6 credits.

Subject area

Energy

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Duration

70 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

6.0

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

20

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Department

Department of Fluid Mechanics

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