Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Fluid mechanics: Introduction to fluid properties and fluid continuum concepts. Fluid statics and pressure. Control volume method for mass, momentum and energy conservation using integral approach. Bernoulli equation. Dimensional analysis and similarity. Flow in pipes and channels: friction coefficients and Reynolds number, pressure drop; laminar, turbulent and transitional flow. Experimental techniques in fluid mechanics. Heat transfer: Introduction to heat transfer mechanisms, thermal properties of materials. Solution of the heat conduction equation for different boundary and initial conditions. Heat generation in a solid. Steady heat conduction. Thermal resistance networks describing conduction, radiation and convection.
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