Seminar of Applied Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines
FSI-0MTAcad. year: 2020/2021
Subject presents all research areas covered by department of fluids engineering, current research projects and topics of master thesis. Students are acquainted wih all subjects at specialization Fluid Engineering.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Overview of the fluid engineering and currect research at our department.
Knowledge of fluid mechanics on the level of courses Hydromechanics and Thermomechanics.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
CENGEL, Yunus A. a John M. CIMBALA. Fluid Mechanics - Fundamentals and Applications. 2. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2010.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
Goal of the subject is to get acquainted the students with state-of-the-art in the our research field, current research projects and enable easier selection of master thesis topic.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Absence tolerated after agreement with teacher.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Presentation of specialization Fluid engineering and V. Kaplan Department of Fluid Engineering.
2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) - flow simulations in "virtual" laboratory.
3. Design of fluid machines - pumps and hydraulic turbines.
4. Application of CFD for fluid machine design.
5. Biofluid mechanics - blood flow, artificial heart and valves, pump for extracorporal circuit.
6. Experimental fluid mechanics - measurement of hydraulic and mechanical quantities on model and prototype.
7. Dynamics of power machines - vibrations, pulsations within fluid machines and induced by fluid machines.
8. Fluid power mechanisms - high-pressure hydraulics and pneumatics
9. Pipeline technology - transport of liquids and gases, water hammer.
10. Waste water treatment, drinking water treatment.
11. Hydroelasticity - vibrations of elastic bodies submerged in liquid.
12. Cavitation and multiphase flows.
13. Presentation of master thesis topics.