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Kursens undervisningsperiod

2 (2019-10-28 till 2019-12-31)









Rekommenderat studieår



5 sp


To be able to use fluid mechanics as a tool for engineering applications such as plastics processing. To use SolidWorks FloXpress tool.


To calculate pressure differences in static fluids. To apply the Bernoulli equation and momentum. equation to the the flow of fluids. To determine head losses in flows. To use SolidWorks in fluid mechanics applications.


-Introduction to Fluid Properties and graded exercise (Review of Dynamics) -Static Fluids -Basic Equations, Momentum Equation -Incompressible Inviscid Flow -Internal Incompressible Viscous Flow -In Class Lab Demonstration of pipe flow including : head losses, power of pumps and flow rates


Mathematics 1st and 2nd year courses. Mechanics. The course is not recommended to student who have not completed Mechanics.

Mer information

Although the attendance of weekly lectures is recommended, it is not compulsory. Students may thus choose to complete all work at home. All dates for graded exercises given in itslearning.


Course Textbook - "Introduction to Fluid Mechanics", Fox and McDonald. Optional reference textbook found in Arcada's Ebook Central: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics by Nakayama, Yasuki Boucher, Robert Boucher, Robert https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.arcada.fi:2443/lib/arcada-ebooks/detail.action?docID=318344


  • Föreläsningar - 16 timmar
  • Individuell handledning och grupphandledning - 9 timmar
  • Praktiska övningar - 20 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 30 timmar
  • Självstudier - 40 timmar
  • Nätbaserade - 20 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 135 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 135 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar


Flerformsundervisning (delvis nätundervisning handledd eller självstudier)


Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


Individual Graded Exercises: 20%: Revision of Dynamics Graded Exercise 1 (compulsory) 20%: Graded exercise 2 (compulsory) 20%: Graded exercise 3 (compulsory) 40%: Graded exercise 4 (compulsory) A total mark of 50% is required to pass the course. Any student submitting all required work on time and who do not have a passed grade will be offered a means to make up the grade from 0 to 1. There is no final exam in this course. Dates of assignments given in itslearning. Follow good scientific practice in studies at Arcada: https://start.arcada.fi/en/my-studies/degree-thesis/ethical-questions-and-processing-of-personal-data GRADING. 50-59 Grade 1 Satisfactory 60-69 Grade 2 Satisfactory 70-79 Grade 3 Good 80-89 Grade 4 Good 90-100 Grade 5 Excellent


Vihtonen Mathew


Vihtonen Mathew

Kursens hemsida


Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning (19 studenter anmälda)

Delprestation i kraft till

Till datum 2019-11-10

Kursens tidtabell

Week 44: Introduction to Fluid Properties, Chapter 1, Tutorial 1 Week 45: Static Fluids, Chapter 2 and 3, Tutorial 2 and 3. Week 46: Basic Equations, Momentum Equation, Chapter 4, Tutorial 4. Week 47: Incompressible Inviscid Flow, Chapter 6, Tutorial 5. Week 48: Internal Incompressible Viscous Flow, Chapter 8, Tutorial 5 (continued) Week 49: Lab Demonstration and Rheology of Plastics. Week 50: SolidWorks FloXpress Tutorial Individual Work.


2019-10-14 till 2019-11-10


Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner
Datum Tid Rum Titel Beskrivning Organisatör
2019-10-29 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Vihtonen Mathew
2019-11-05 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Vihtonen Mathew
2019-11-12 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Vihtonen Mathew
2019-11-19 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Vihtonen Mathew
2019-11-26 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Vihtonen Mathew
2019-12-03 13:15 - 16:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Lab Vihtonen Mathew
2019-12-10 13:15 - 15:00 D4109 Fluid Mechanics Feedback on Graded Exercise Vihtonen Mathew
2019-12-17 13:15 - 15:00 D399 Fluid Mechanics Individual Work (SolidWorks FloXpress tutorial) Vihtonen Mathew

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