Course detail

Fluid Engineering

FSI-LFIAcad. year: 2018/2019

The aim of the course is to present the basic properties of fluids and flow and their usage in different industrial and agricultural applications.
Basic equations of hydrodynamics are the starting point for the analysis and description of principles of hydraulic and pneumatic elements, machines and mechanisms.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The knowledge of applied hydrodynamics and the basic hydraulic elements and mechanisms principle

Prerequisites

Basics in hydrodynamics, thermo mechanics and the body dynamics

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Brdička, M. a kol.: Mechanika kontinua, , 0 (CS)
Šob, F.: Hydromechanika, , 0
Bird, R.: Přenosové jevy, , 0
Tomáš, F.: Čerpadla I, , 0
Pivoňka, J. : Tekutinové mechanismy, , 0

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit and Examination (oral exam)

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

Project, optimize and improve the creative thought of students in the hydraulic and pneumatic devices design.

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

Seminars and written tasks on the excercises

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-TEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-TEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch M-FLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch M-FLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch M-ENI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-ENI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

The conception of macroscopic element. The motion equation of macroscopic element. The Euler and Lagrange continuum theory. Bernoulli equation, dissipation function, cavitations, beneficial work of viscous forces. The disc pump principle. The forces on the through flow solid surface and element. The jet application. The Pelton turbine principle. Compressibility of fluid, the weight conservation law application for the jet and air lift pump. Wave equation, water hammer, the application on the hydraulic ram principle and the steady flow measuring. The sound waves transmission in he liquid.

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

The Bernoulli equation application for the pipeline system solution. The Bernoulli equation application for flow in the jet - pulse jet. The disc pump - basic characteristics. Rotary pump - basic characteristics. Water ejector - design. Pelton turbine - basic characteristics. Air lift pump - design, the weight conservation law application for the compressible liquid. Gas accumulators and its characteristics. The water hammer application - the hydraulic ram.