Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Module Guide 2014/15
Fluid Mechanics (Winter semester)
Module Code CHNG 205
Module Level 2
Module Credit 4
Semester 1
Module Lecturer Dr.-Ing. Ahmed Al-Mukhtar
Other Module Team Members TBC
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Student class contact time 45 hours
Student lab contact time NA
Timetable details TBC
1. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (CHNG 205)
In General this course covers extent the following subjects; Introduction (fluid definition, fluid types, fluid flow types), Units & Dimensional analysis, Pressure measurements devices, metacenter, Buoyancy, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, Flow rate measurements devices (The Venturi meter, Orifice meter, pito static tube), Flow Regimes (Velocity distribution, Laminar flow, Turbulent flow, Darcy), Continuity equation (Mass flow arte, Volumetric flow rate, Weight flow rate), Bernoulli & Modified energy equations (Pumps, Turbine), Modified energy equation & Losses (Friction factor, Reynolds numbe), Pumps (Type of pumps, Characteristics curve and systematic curve, Net positive suction head, Packed Beds (Viodage, Fluid velocity through packing, Equivalent diameter, Reynolds number through packing, Friction factor.
2. Module Description
This course is provided to the engineering students with the basic skills of fluid properties and exercises. The course covers the theoretical of fundamental fluid mechanics. Fluid mechanics is an essential subject in the study of the behavior of fluids at rest and when in motion.
3. Learning Outcomes
* To understand and use the general criteria in fluid flow.
* To understand and use the general ideas of Buoyancy, Center of pressure, floating bodies.
* To understand and use the general ideas of conservation of mass, conservation of energy, Darcy Formula, fluid momentum, drag coefficient, and compressible flow, etc.
4. Assessment Details
Assessment Tasksweighting
for components (%)Hand-in date
(university week)Rationale for the taskFinal exam_ Winter Semester Only
60Check University Exam timetableTo demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the module content
5. Outline Syllabus
The outlines consist of the following main five chapters:
1. General principals
2. Internal fluid flow
3. External fluid flow
4. Compressible fluid dynamics
5. Hydroelectric power
6. External fluid flow
7. Compressible fluid dynamics
6. Reading and Learning Support List
1. A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics By Dr. R.K. Bansal
2. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 6th Edition By Munson.
7. Plagiarism and Collusion
All students are strongly advised to be familiar with Student Codes of Conduct on this matter and be aware of the Soran University and KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research procedures as outlined in the: “Teaching Quality Assurance”, etc.
Good luck with your studies
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