Course detail

# Fluid Mechanics

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

Types and properties of fluids.
Analytical solving of hydrostatic phenomena by stationary and pseudo stationary conditions.
Solving of an ideal and real fluids movement under pressure pipe flow.
Principles and methods of velocity measurements.
Analytical solving of fully developed laminar flow in pipes.
Principles and methods of turbulence modeling.
Solving of local pressure drops.
Principles and calculation of water hammer phenomenon in pipes.
Principles of air flow in a limited space.
Calculation of non-pressure water flow in open channels.

Prerequisites

Physics, mathematics and basic plumbing systems and heating.

Co-requisites

mathematical statistics, numerical methods, analytical methods

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and LMS Moodle.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Teaching methods are specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Internships are not planned.

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, compulsory-optional

• Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

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

• Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

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

#### Type of course unit

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

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

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Properties of water. Hydrostatics
2. Relative calm of liquids. Fluid Mechanics - flow regimes
3. Continuity equation
4. Bernulliho equation for a perfect fluid
5. Measurement of velocity and pressure of liquids
6. Bernulliho equation for a real fluid
7. Laminar flow
8. Turbulent flow
9. Local pressure drops
10. Flow in channels