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;
  • To be able to learn the basic principles of fluid mechanics, the factors affecting fluid flow, the concept of viscosity
  • To be able to identify type of fluid and type of flow
  • To be able to analyze fluid flow through the application of basic fluid-flow principles
  • To be able to solve fluid mechanics problems encountered as a working civil engineer
  • To be able to calculate the hydrostatic pressure effects used in design of hydrualic structures
  • To be able to examine and solve the action-reaction problem occured in fluid flow
  • To be able to apply fundamental principle of size analysis
Course Content The course covers fundamental concepts and fluid characteristics, fluid statics, hydrostatic compression forces on planary and curvilinear surfaces, fundamental equations of fluid dynamics, Bernouilli equation, Impuls-momentum equation, potential flows, size analysis.

 



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; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
2 Viscosity Surface tension Pressure Chapter-1 : 1.6 and 1.9; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
3 Compressibility of Fluids, Pressure, Piezometers and Manometers Chapter-1 : 1.7 and 1.8, Chapter-2 : 2.1-2.7; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
4 Hydrostatic pressure on plane surfaces Chapter-2 : 2.8 and 2.9; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
5 Hydrostatic pressure on curved surfaces, Buoyancy, Flotation and Stability Chapter-2 : 2.10-2.12; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
6 Review EXAM-I Chapter-1 and Chapter-2; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
7 Elementary Fluid Dynamics - The Bernoulli Equation, Examples of Use of the Bernoulli Equation Chapter-3 : 3.1-3.3 and 3.6; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
8 Laminar flow, Turbulance, Reynolds transport equations Chapter-4 : 4.1-4.4; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
9 Finite Control Volume Analysis - Continuity equation, Linear Momentum equation and their applications Chapter-5 : 5.1 and 5.2; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
10 Momentum equation, Impulse equation and their applications Chapter-5 : 5.2; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
11 Review EXAM-II Chapter-3, Chapter-4 and Chapter-5; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
12 Viscous Flow in Pipes – Laminar and Turbulent Flow, Friction loss – Moody diagram Chapter-8 : 8.1-8.4; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
13 Dimensional analysis, Buckigham-π Theorem and their Applications Chapter-7 : 7.1-7.7; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
14 Review Chapter-7 and Chapter-8; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
15 Review Chapter-1 – Chapter -8; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.
16 Final Exam Chapter-1 – Chapter -8; ‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.

 

Course Textbooks

‘‘Munson's to Fluid Mechanics’’, Gerhart, Philip M., Andrew L. Gerhart, and John I. Hochstein. Munson's Fluid Mechanics. Wiley Global Education, 2016.

References

Çengel, Y.A., Cimbala, J.M. 2006. Fluid mechanics: Fundamentals and applications. 1st ed. McGraw-Hill.

“Sayısal Uygulamalı Akışkanlar Mekaniği (Genişletilmiş 2. Baskı)” , Güney, M. Ş. Dokuz Eylül Ün. Mühendislik Fak. Yayınları, No:335, İzmir, 2016.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
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
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
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
1
10
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

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest