Advanced Fluid Mechanics (CE3523)

Pre-requisite(s)

Fluid Mechanics (CE-2513)

Recommended Book(s)

Daugherty, R. L. Franzini B. & Finnemore E. J., Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill Book Co.

Douglus, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw-Hill Inc.

Reference Book(s)

Fundamentals Of Fluid Mechanics. Jack P., McGraw-Hill Inc.

Mechanics Of Fluid. Merle Potter, CL- Engineering (2011)

Course Objectives

To enable students to learn advanced principles of fluid mechanics for broader application to civil engineering projects.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Gain the ability to learn advanced principles of fluid mechanics.  

CLO:2            Have a skill to apply these principles over broader extent in civil engineering projects.

CLO:3            Gain the ability to use software.

Course Contents

Hydrodynamics Review

  • Ideal and real fluid

  • Differential equation of continuity

  • Rotational and irrational flow

  • Stream function and velocity potential function

  • Brief description of flow fields

  • Orthogonality of stream lines and equipotential lines

  • Flow net and its limitations

  • Different methods of drawing flow net

Steady Flow through Pipes

  • Laminar and turbulent flow in circular pipes, semi empirical theories of turbulence

  • General equation for friction

  • Velocity profile in circular pipes, pipe roughness

  • Nukuradse’s experiments

  • Darcy-Weisbach Equation

  • Implicit and Explicit Equations for Pipe Friction Factor

  • Moody’s diagrams

  • Pipe flow problems

  • Minor losses

Pipe Networks

  • Pipes in series and parallel, branches

  • Hardy Cross Method

  • Water hammer

  • Water Loss, Head losses and material of pipes

Water Turbines

  • Types, reaction and impulse-turbines

  • Momentum equation applied to turbines

  • Specify speed, Turbine characteristic

Centrifugal Pumps

  • Types

  • Classifications

  • Construction features, operation and efficiencies

  • Specific speed and characteristic curves

Reciprocating Pumps

  • Types

  • Maximum suction lift, construction features, specific speed, cavitation and operation

Introduction to related software

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                     CLO’s

CLO-1

(Learning basic principles)

CLO-2

(Application of principles)

CLO-3

 (Use of software )

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

 

 

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

 

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)