ME 3350/5350: Fluid Dynamics

Course description

This is a first course in fluid dynamics for mechanical engineering students. By the end of this course, students will be able to: identify, recognize and define basic concepts in fluid mechanics, and apply those concepts to solve practical problems encountered in mechanical engineering and other engineering disciplines.

The topics to be covered include:
1. Introduction
2. Fluid statics
3. Control volume analysis
4. Local analysis
5. Potential flow
6. Dimensional analysis
7. Pipe flow
8. Boundary layers

Announcements

4/20/18

  • ***FINAL EXAM SCHEDULED ON TUESDAY 4/24, 2:45-4:45 PM***

  • Solution to final review material posted

4/19/18
  • HW10 solution posted

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GENERAL MATERIAL


Course schedule (posted 1/2)

Syllabus (revised 1/23)

Teaching evaluations

Midterm 1 practice problems (posted 1/25)

Midterm 1 review session material (posted 2/02)

Midterm 1 review material solution (posted 2/09)

Midterm 2 practice problems (posted 3/16)

Midterm 2 review session material (posted 3/16)

Midterm 2 review material solution (posted 3/23)

Final exam practice problems (posted 4/11)

Final exam review session material (posted 4/11)

Final exam review material solution (posted 4/20)
     

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION


Chaper outline (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.1 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.2 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.3 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.4 (posted 1/2)

Handout 1.5 (posted 1/2)

HW1 (posted 1/11)

HW1 solution (posted 1/18)

Recap 1.1 (posted 1/17)

HW2 (revised 1/23)

HW2 solution (posted 1/25)
       

CHAPTER 2: FLUID STATICS


Chaper outline (posted 1/16)

Handout 2.1 (posted 1/17)

Handout 2.2 (posted 1/17)

Handout 2.3 (posted 1/17)

Handout 2.4 (posted 1/17)

Recap 2.1 (posted 1/23)

Recap 2.2 (posted 1/24)

Recap 2.3 (posted 1/30)

Handout 2.5 (posted 1/24)

Handout 2.6 (posted 1/24)

HW3 (posted 1/25)

HW3 solution (posted 2/01)

Handout 2.7 (posted 1/30)

Recap 2.4 (posted 2/01)

HW4 (posted 2/01)

HW4 solution (posted 2/09)
       

CHAPTER 3: CONTROL VOLUME ANALYSIS


Chaper outline (posted 2/01)

Reynolds transport theorem (posted 2/01)

Handout 3.1 (posted 2/01)

Handout 3.2 (posted 2/01)

Recap 3.1 (posted 2/05)

Handout 3.3 (posted 2/05)

Handout 3.4 (posted 2/05)

Handout 3.5 (posted 2/05)

Handout 3.6 (posted 2/12)

HW5 (posted 2/15)

HW5 solution (posted 2/23)

Recap 3.2 (posted 2/19)

Handout 3.7 (posted 2/19)

Recap 3.3 (posted 2/21)

Handout 3.8 (posted 2/19)

Handout 3.9 (posted 2/19)

Handout 3.10 (posted 2/19)

HW6 (updated 3/5)

HW6 solution (posted 3/8)
 

CHAPTER 4: LOCAL FLOW ANALYSIS


Chaper outline (posted 2/21)

Handout 4.1 (posted 2/21)

Recap 4.1 (posted 3/5)

Handout 4.2 (posted 3/5)

Handout 4.3 (posted 3/5)

Handout 4.4 (updated 3/13)

HW7 (updated 3/8)

HW7 solution (posted 3/16)

Recap 4.2 (posted 3/13)

Handout 4.5 (posted 3/13)

Handout 4.6 (posted 3/13)

Handout 4.7 (posted 3/13)

Recap 4.3 (posted 3/15)

Handout 4.8 (posted 3/15)

Handout 4.9 (posted 3/15)

HW8 (posted 3/16)

HW8 solution (posted 3/23)

Handout 4.10 (posted 3/19)
   

CHAPTER 5: IRROTATIONAL INCOMPRESSIBLE FLOWS ABOUT 2D BODIES


Chaper outline (posted 3/19

Recap 5.1 (posted 3/22)

Handout 5.1 (posted 3/22)

Handout 5.2 (posted 3/22)

Handout 5.3 (posted 3/22)

Handout 5.4 (posted 3/22)

HW9 (posted 3/29)

HW9 solution (posted 4/10)

Handout 5.5 (posted 4/3)
 

CHAPTER 6: DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND SIMILARITY


Chaper outline (posted 4/3)

Handout 6.1 (posted 4/3)

Handout 6.2 (posted 4/3)

Handout 6.3 (posted 4/3)

Recap 6.1 (posted 4/5)

Handout 6.4 (posted 4/4)

Handout 6.5 (posted 4/4)

HW10 (posted 4/5)

HW10 solution (posted 4/18)
 

CHAPTER 7: PIPE FLOW


Chaper outline (posted 4/10)

Handout 7.1 (posted 4/10)

Handout 7.2 (posted 4/10)

Handout 7.3 (posted 4/10)

HW11 (posted 4/11)

HW11 solution (posted 4/19)

Recap 7.1 (posted 4/17)

Handout 7.4 (posted 4/17)
   

CHAPTER 8: BOUNDARY LAYER THEORY


Chaper outline (posted 4/19)

Handout 8.1 (posted 4/19)

Handout 8.2 (posted 4/19)

Handout 8.3 (posted 4/19)

Handout 8.4 (posted 4/19)

Handout 8.5 (posted 4/19)
       

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