Course detail

Fluid Mechanics

FAST-CT051Acad. year: 2017/2018

Introduction to the subject mechanics liquids. Basic equations water flow: Bernoulli, Chézy, Darcy-Weisbach etcr. Water flow in pressure pipeline systems, laminar and turbulent flow. Shock waves in pipes, direct and indirect hydraulic shock. Time slope of shock wave.

Department

Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student upgrade his knowledge of hydraulics, especially about water flow in pressure systems.

Prerequisites

Physics, mathematics and basic plumbing systems and heating.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, basic terms, fluid properties. Hydrostatics and relative calm of fluid
2. Hydrodynamics, types of fluids, continuity equation
3. Ideal fluid flow
4. Measurement of velocity and pressure
5. Flow of viscous fluids
6. Laminar flow in the pipe. Turbulent flow
7. Pressure loss due to friction. Pressure loss of local resistance
8. Unsteady motion of fluids. Flow in channels
9. Computational fluid dynamics - CFD method
10. Internal and external aerodynamics

Aims

Basic information on fluid behaviours and effect, phenomenon generated in water flow in pressure systems.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer