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# Course List

## Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

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

## Area of Study :

The overall aims of this course are: • Enrich students’ knowledge about the theory of fluid mechanics and the comparison between fluids and other substances. • Enrich students’ knowledge about the theory of thermodynamics and heat transfer systems on different thermodynamics systems. • Train students’ to measure different fluid properties and analyze different fluid systems in laboratory.

## Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Thermodynamics: macroscopic approach to energy analysis, energy transfer as work and heat, and the first law of thermodynamics, Properties and states of simple substances, Control-mass and control-volume analysis, The essence of entropy and the second law of thermodynamics, Fluid dynamic: fluid properties, similarity of fluid flows, conservation equations, conservation of mass-momentum, Newton second law, energy conservation of mechanical energy (Bernoulli Equation), Application: flow through pipes: laminar and turbulent flow, Pipes connected in series or in parallel, branching of pipes, Measuring devices, Mathematical models.

## a. Knowledge and Understanding:

 1- Relate the physics background to fluids. 2- Recognize the difference between fluids and other substances. 3- Define new terms; System, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics. 4- State the difference between different fluid flow types. 5- Illustrate between series and parallel pipe network design.

## b. Intellectual Skills:

 1- Think in a creative way to solve different engineering problems related to Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics. 2- Analyze different system types found in nature. 3- Deduce conservation equations of mass and energy

## c. Professional and Practical Skills:

 1- Calculate experimentally the performance of fluid and thermal devices. 2- Practice basic experiments on Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics. 3- Follow up safety requirements at experimental work and observe the appropriate steps to manage risks. 4- Write a technical report on a project or an assignment.

## d. General and Transferable Skills:

 1- Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team. 2- Lead and motivate individuals. 3- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources. 4- Refer to relevant literatures

## Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to fluid mechanics 10 6 4
Properties of fluids 10 6 4
Fluid statics 5 3 2
Fluid kinematics
Fluid dynamics
Internal flow
Introduction to thermodynamics
Heat transfer methods
First law of thermodynamics
Second law of thermodynamics

## Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem Solving
Experiential Learning
Cooperative Learning
Research activity

## Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final exam 40.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics
o Assignments 10.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics
o In class quizzes and attendance 10.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics
o Midterm exams 30.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics
o Participation (Lab reports, Research activity and Oral Exam 10.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics

## Books:

Book Author Publisher
Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences Yunus A.Cengel McGraw Hill

## Course notes :

No course notes are required

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