After the succefull completion of the course the students will
(a)aquire the basic knowledge of Fluid Mechanics
(b) apply the basic laws of conservation of mass, momentum and energy to Fluid Mechanics
(c) be able to solve basic problems in Fluid Mechanics
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic principles. Continuum concept. Basic fluid properties. Viscosity.
Forces on fluids. Fluid statics. General equations. Pressure measurement. Forces on surfaces. Buoyancy. Stability.
Equation of fluid motion along a streamline. Bernoulli equation. Applications.
Kinematics of fluids. Velocity and acceleration field. Streamlines, particle paths. System and control volume. Reynolds transport theorem.
Application of the transport theorem. Equations of mass, momentum and energy. Applications.
Differential analysis of flow. Differential equations. Continuity equation. Navier-Stokes equations. Euler equation. Stream function and velocity potential.
Laminar and turbulent flow. Reynolds experiment. Characteristics of turbulence. Equations of turbulent flows. Models of turbulence. One-dimensional flows of real fluids. Head losses. Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes.
The boundary layer.
Fluids, Mechanics, Fluids at rest, Kinematics, Dynamics, Laminar flow, Turbulent flow
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μηχανική ρευστών, Ασυμπίεστα Ρευστά, Θεωρία, ασκήσεις
Π. Πρίνος, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, 2014