ME4513 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Analysis of pipe and duct networks. Pressure transients in pipes.Turbomachinery: water
turbines and pumps, cavitation, pump selection fan and compressors. Potential flow.
Boundary layer theory: laminar and turbulent boundary layers, separation, methods
for calculating boundary layers. Flow over immersed bodies: drag, lift, aerofoils,
flow induced vibration and aircraft performance. Compressible flows: gas dynamics,
transonic and supersonic flows, nozzles and ducts. Measurement techniques. Computational
fluid dynamics. Applications of fluid flow in industrial and emerging technologies.
- to develop skills in communicating results and its application to fellow engineers;
- to develop the students understanding of advanced fluid mechanics concepts and theory;
- to exercise the students skill in identifying and applying appropriate methods to
solve fluid flow problems analytically or numerically;
- to read the fluid mechanics literature and communicate the developments to a critical
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Professor Wenxian Lin.
- 35 hours lectures
- 22 hours tutorials
- 6 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest