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Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

  • Course Code :
    MPR 243
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

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Area of Study :

1. Understand fundamentals of thermodynamics, fluid statics and dynamics 2. Apply the fundamental principles of Fluid Mechanics for the solution of practical Engineering problems 3. Applying the fundamental principles of thermodynamics 4. Explore the fundamental principles of thermo dynamics and fluid mechanics through experimentation 5. Develop skills for analyzing experimental data and working in teams 6. Share ideas and work in a team. 7. The student shall attain the above mentioned objectives efficiently under controlled guidance and supervision while gaining the experience through application and analysis of realistic power system data.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Explain the fundamentals of fluid flow and Euler’s equation
2- Draw the Total Energy Line and Hydraulic Gradient Line of flow
3- Define the fluid properties and thermodynamics
4- Define the first and second law of thermodynamics
5- Define the force exerted by moving fluids that helps in analysis and design many hydraulic devices.
6- Explain the concept of pipe flow that helps in the design of pipe networks.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Ability to define and solve problems
2- Ability to analyze experimental data.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Using of hydraulic laboratory devices
2- Writing technical reports

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Ability to work in a team.
2- Ability to share ideas and communicate with others
3- Ability to deal with others according to the rules of the professional Ethics

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Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Thermodynamics: macroscopic approach to energy analysis, energy transfer as work and heat, and the first law of thermodynamics 10 6 4
Second law of thermodynamics 10 6 4
Fluid properties, similarity of fluid flows 5 3 2
Conservation equations, conservation of mass-momentum, Newton second law 10 6 4
Energy conservation of mechanical energy (Bernoulli Equation) 12 6 6
Flow through pipes: laminar and turbulent flow, Pipes connected in series or in parallel, branching of pipes, 13 9 4
Measuring devices 5 3 2
Mathematical models 5 .3 2

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