ADVANCED FLUID MECHANICS

Course Information
TitleΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ ΡΕΥΣΤΩΝ ΙΙ / ADVANCED FLUID MECHANICS
Code351
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKyriakos Yakinthos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000341

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 58
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)955

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600130852
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Maths I, II, III Fluid Mechanics I Aerodynamics
Learning Outcomes
Students will: 1. Recognize the differences between laminar and turbulent flows and to use the appropriate equations describing these flows together with applications 2. Know the transition mechanism from laminar to turbulent flow 3. Have the knowledge of the existing modern turbulence models or the computation of turbulent flows through and around bodies. 4. Know the equations and their applications on high Mach number compressible flows.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Part I. Incompressible flow. 1. Derivation of the essential fluid mechanics equations. 2. Perturbation theory and transition from laminar to turbulent flow. 3. Derivation and solution of Orr-Somerfeld equations. 4. Modeling of transition. 5. Transitional flows on flat plates, airfoils and aircraft wings. 6. Turbulent flows. Statistical analysis of turbulence. 7. Turbulence parameters. 8. The Reynolds-stresses. Turbulence scales. 9. Governing equations for turbulent flows. 11. Turbulence modeling. Zero, half, one and two equation turbulence models. Non-linear turbulence models. Reynolds-stress models. Part II. Compressible flow. 1. Elements of two-dimensional incompressible flows. 2. Supersonic and hypersonic flows. 3. The Newton theory. 4. Very high temperature flows. 5. Low density fluid flows.
Keywords
Laminar flow, transition, turbulence, turbulence models
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Lectures PowerPoint and video presentations Communication: Announcements, various information on the eclass platform Personal communication by email
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1053.5
Laboratory Work30.1
Project401.3
Exams20.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Final exams at the end of semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Modeling and Computation of Boundary-Layer Flows [electronic resource], Cebeci, Tuncer, Cousteix
Last Update
25-09-2018