Courses & Units

Fluid Mechanics JEE221

Launceston

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Introduction

The design and analysis of engineering fluid systems and marine vehicles require the knowledge of the principles and behaviour of moving and stationary fluids. This unit provide students with knowledge and understanding of fluid flow phenomena via flow visualization, theory and practical exercises addressing the continuity and force-momentum equations and relevant hydrodynamic coefficients for incompressible fluid flow. It builds on the basic engineering knowledge gained in year one.

Summary

Unit name Fluid Mechanics
Unit code JEE221
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Coordinator

Dr Jessica Walker

Teaching staff

Dr Jessica Walker

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Apply the mathematical formulation of the basic laws governing fluid flow kinematics and dynamics and be able to discuss the assumptions that underlie them.

ILO 2 Make common measurements of static and moving fluids, including pressure and velocity measurements, using standard devices.

ILO 3 Apply dimensional analysis to given engineering situations, and apply dynamic similarity laws to scale models and full size components.

ILO 4 Describe pumping and piping systems, including selecting appropriate system components and pump matching.

ILO 5 Describe fluid flow around engineering shapes, including the phenomena of boundary layers and wakes, and calculate their lift and drag characteristics.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 010301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

4 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly, Laboratories as advised

Assessment

Assessments 50%; Exam 50%.

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Textbooks

Required

Cengel and Cimbala, Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, 4th Edition (2018)

Recommended

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