Fluid Mechanics

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Explain fundamental basis for the formulation and analysis of the statics and dynamics of the flow of viscous fluids
  • Account for fluid kinematics
  • Explain stresses in fluids, equation of motion, constitutive models and Navier-Stokes equations
  • Account for Reynolds averaging and turbulence models
  • Describe turbulent and laminar boundary layers including understanding of momentum equation for boundary layers
  • Explain the basic phenomena involved in multiphase flows

Skills

  • Plan, design and make experiments and choose measurements methods suitable to the characteristics of the fluid
  • Determine and apply appropriate experimental methods to fluid flows
  • Apply appropriate analytical, semi-empirical and numerical methods for mathematical description of fluid dynamic problems
  • Use multiphase flow models

Competences

  • Independently define and analyse scientific problems within the area of fluid dynamics
  • Independently be a part of professional and interdisciplinary development work within the area of fluid dynamics

Type of instruction

  • Lectures, workshops, exercises, mini-projects and self-studies

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examFluid Mechanics
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleStrømningslære
Module codeK-KT-K1-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science