Fluid Mechanics



I- Introduction

1) definition

2) The continuum Model

3) Fluid Properties

   a) Density

   b) Specific Volume

   c) Specific Weight

   d) Specific Gravity

   e) Pressure

   f)  Temperature

   g) Viscosity

   h) Dimensions

    i) Examples of Derived Dimensions

   j) Units according to the SI System

 II-Fluid Statics

1) Pascal’s Law for Pressure at a point

2) General Equation of the Pressure Variation in a Static Fluid

3) Fluid Statics

4) Incompressible Fluids & Constant (+Examples)

5) Manometer

6) U-tube

7) Inclined Manometer

8) Measurement of Atmospheric Pressure

9) Pressure Measurement

 III-Hydrostatic Forces on Immersed Surfaces

1)  Definition

2)  Reminder: Forces

3)  Pressure Forces on Inclined Surface

4)  Pressure Forces on Horizontal Surfaces

5)  Centroids of Few Basic Geometries (+Examples)

IV– Movement Description

1) Control Volume

2) Equation of Movement

   a) Newton’s 2nd Law: Impulse

    b) Energy Equation (1st Law of Thermodynamics)       

3) Fluid Stream Tube

4) Bernoulli’s Equation

5) Lost, Subtracted or added Energy

6) Flow Categories

7) Laminar Flow

8) Transition to turbulence Flow

9) Flow Development

10) Fully Developed Flow

11) Flow Regimes

12) Head Losses

13) Energy Equation

14) Other Types of Head Losses

15)  Moody Diagram

V– Pipe Roughness

1)  Celebrate Formula

2)  Equivalent Hydraulic Diameter

3)  Reynolds Number

4)  Local Losses: "Minor Losses”

5)  Components Producing Local Losses

6)  Change of Diameter

7)  Inlets


VII– Elbows

1)  “Mitre Bends”

2)   Valves

3)   Analysis of Pipe Systems

4)   Pipes in Series

5)   Pipes in Parallel

6)   Complex Networks

VIII– Applications Problems