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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is
get the students familiarized with basics
of fluids along with understanding of the
basics of heat transfer and thermodynamics laws

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
-understand principles of fluid mechanics
-understand basics of heat and heat transfer
-apply thermodynamics laws to applications

Course contents

-vectors and units
-introduction to Fluid Mechanics
-Bernoulli's equation
-thermal properties of matter
-first law of thermodynamics
-second law of thermodynamics

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Math1, Math2

Recommended or required reading

University Physics
by Young and Freedman

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 48 hours
  • - 4 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 4 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 128 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Durbo Badal


Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2009-04-12

Assessment methods

2009-04-12 - Exams

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