CIVE 208 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Fluid Mechanics
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 208
Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to introduce the fundamentals of fluid mechanics, to provide basic understanding of fluid behavior and properties, to apply fluid mechanics principles to solve problems in the field of civil enginering.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Will be able to learn the basic principles of fluid mechanics, the factors affecting fluid flow, the concept of viscosity
  • • Will be able to identify type of fluid and type of flow
  • • Will be able to analyze fluid flow through the application of basic fluid-flow principles
  • • Will be able to solve fluid mechanics problems encountered as a working civil engineer
Course Content Fundamental concepts. Viscosity. Fluid statics. Fluid dynamics. Energy balances. Bernoulli equation. Friction loss. Laminar and turbulent flow. Finite control volume analysis. Dimensional analysis and modelling.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction Fundemenatal concepts Chapter-1 : 1.1-1.5; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
2 Viscosity Surface tension Pressure Chapter-1 : 1.6 and 1.9; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
3 Compressibility of Fluids, Pressure, Piezometers and Manometers Chapter-1 : 1.7 and 1.8, Chapter 2 : 2.1-2.7; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
4 Hydrostatic pressure on plane surfaces Chapter-2 : 2.8 and 2.9; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
5 Hydrostatic pressure on curved surfaces, Buoyancy, Flotation and Stability Chapter-2 : 2.10-2.12; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
6 Review EXAM-I Chapter-1 and Chapter-2; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
7 Elementary Fluid Dynamics - The Bernoulli Equation, Examples of Use of the Bernoulli Equation Chapter-3 : 3.1-3.3 and 3.6; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
8 Laminar flow, Turbulance, Reynolds transport equations Fluid Kinematics, The Reynolds transport equations
9 Finite Control Volume Analysis - Continuity equation, Linear Momentum equation and their applications Chapter-5 : 5.1 and 5.2; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
10 Momentum equation, Impulse equation and their applications Chapter-5 : 5.2; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
11 Review EXAM-II Chapter-3, Chapter-4 and Chapter-5; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
12 Viscous Flow in Pipes – Laminar and Turbulent Flow, Friction loss – Moody diagram Chapter-8 : 8.1-8.4; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
13 Dimensional analysis, Buckigham-π Theorem and their Applications Chapter-7 : 7.1-7.7; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
14 Review Chapter-7 and Chapter-8; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
15 Review Chapter-1 – Chapter -8; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.
16 Final Exam Chapter-1 – Chapter -8; ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011.

 

Course Textbooks ‘‘Introduction to Fluid Mechanics’’, Donald, F. Young, Bruce, R. Munson, Theodore H. Okiishi, and Wade W. Huebsch, 5th Ed., SI Version, John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2011
References Young, D.F., Munson, B.R. and Okiishi, T.H. 2001. A Brief Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. 2nd ed. Wiley Publishers.\nÇengel, Y.A., Cimbala, J.M. 2006. Fluid mechanics: Fundamentals and applications. 1st ed. McGraw-Hill.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
50
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
65
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
5
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
14
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions X

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