Fluid Mechanics (Mech) (ENGGMG6032)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to understand and apply the principles of fluid statics and dynamics to common engineering problems
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Engineering Technology programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: ENGGMG5002 and ENGGMG5004.
Topics include: 

1. Analyse principles of fluid mechanics
2. Analyse hydrostatic fluid applications
3. Analyse hydrodynamic fluid applications
4. Define and specify requirements for fluid machinery
5. Design fluid power systems (pneumatic and hydraulic) to match operational requirements
? Fluid properties, density, viscosity, flash point
Hydrostatic pressure, thrust on perpendicular and inclined plates, buoyancy, transmissibility
?Fluid flow, Reynolds number, classification of fluid flows, conservation of mass, Bernoulli equation, action of fluid jets on plates
Flow measurement, types of flow meters
Friction and shock losses in pipelines, use of Moody charts, calculation of total head loss
? Hydraulic circuits, components, pump types, construction, characteristics, selection and applications
? Pneumatic circuits, components, compressor types, construction, characteristics, selection and applications
? Fan types, construction, characteristics, selection and applications
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5918. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 6575

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 PracticalThursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3001B)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 LectureFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-3001B)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 PracticalThursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (112-3001B)
20 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 LectureFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-3001B)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical).

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