The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Im 2005 - 2006 - Engineering and design


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Teaching language


Type of course


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Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

To give the student the skills and understanding to analyze and solve fluid mechanic problems.

Learning outcomes

-Apply Bernoulli?s Theory, Momentum Equation and the Energy Equation in the solution of fluid mechanic problems.
-To calculate head losses in internal fluid flow problems.
-To calculate the amount of work done by a turbine or pump.
-To calculate the resultant forces and line of actions of static fluids on straight and curved surfaces.
-To relate displacement with pressure in barometers and manometers.

Course contents

-Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics
-Fluid Statics
-Internal flow
-Bernoulli Equation
-Momentum Equation.

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Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Reference textbook
"Introduction to Fluid Mechanics"
R Fox and A McDonald
ISBN- 0-471-59274-9

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 40 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 40 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Vihtonen Mathew


Vihtonen Mathew

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

period 2

Assessment methods

  • 2006-04-28 - Exams
  • 2006-04-28 - Reports and productions

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