Fluid Mechanics and Compressible Flow

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about fluid kinematics
  • Have knowledge about stresses in fluids, equation of motion, constitutive models and Navier-Stokes equations
  • Have knowledge about ideal fluids and potential flows, including application of potential theory to simple problems
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within the fundamentals of gas dynamics and compressible flow
  • Have knowledge about steady and unsteady shock wave phenomena in compressible flow
  • Have knowledge about aerofoil performance in compressible flows

Skills

  • Be able to describe assumptions and limitations of mathematical models for different types of flows
  • Be able to apply appropriate analytical and semi-empirical models for mathematical description of fluid dynamic problems
  • Be able to describe turbulent and laminar boundary layers including understanding of the momentum integral equation for boundary layers
  • Be able to apply appropriate analytical and numerical method techniques to gas dynamics and compressible flows
  • Be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within fluid dynamics
  • Be able to apply the topic of the module in multi-disciplinary contexts

Competences

  • Be able to describe assumptions and limitations of mathematical models for different types of flows
  • Be able to apply appropriate analytical and semi-empirical models for mathematical description of fluid dynamic problems
  • Be able to describe turbulent and laminar boundary layers including understanding of the momentum integral equation for boundary layers
  • Be able to apply appropriate analytical and numerical method techniques to gas dynamics and compressible flows
  • Be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within fluid dynamics
  • Be able to apply the topic of the module in multi-disciplinary contexts

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented by workshops, exercises, self-studies and study groups.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examFluid Mechanics and Compressible Flow
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleFluidmekanik og kompressible strømninger
Module codeN-EE-K1-8
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science