|Course code CIVL2310||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering|
Provides advanced fluid mechanics concepts and their application in a range of civil and environmental engineering contexts. This course lays the foundation for subsequent environmental modelling and hydrological courses studied in the third year.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||A1 To provide students with a thorough knowledge of the theoretical background and methods of fluid mechanics.|
A2 To expose students to a range of applications of fluid mechanics.
A3 To provide students with the necessary skills to analyse fluid systems.
A4 To provide students with basic skills in experimental laboratory work.
A5 To improve basic reporting skills of the students
|Content||Part A: Fundamentals|
* Basic control volume equations
* Basic governing differential equations
* Dimensional analysis and similitude
* Ideal fluid flow
* Boundary layers
Part B: Applications
* Flow in pipes
* Pipe networks
|Assumed Knowledge||Content covered in GENG1001 Engineering Mechanics.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Laboratory: for 3 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for CIVL2310|