 Course Code :
MPR 252
 Level :
Undergraduate
 Course Hours :
4.00
Hours
 Department :
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Instructor information :
Area of Study :
By the end of the course the students will be able to:
1) Demonstrate knowledge of Types and characteristics of flow, fluid statics, kinematics of
flows and basics of fluid dynamics.
2) Define and solve problems in fluid dynamics in various engineering applications.
3) Predict performing of basic applications of fluid mechanics systems in modern life.
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Basic properties of fluids and fundamental concepts, Statics of fluids, Hydrostatic forces and
buoyancy, Fluid kinematics, Characterization of fluid flow, Basic equations: conservation of
mass, momentum and energy, Bernoulli's equation, Energy Equation Applications. Momentum
equation. Laminar and Turbulent flow in ducts and pipes and their External flow; Lift and Drag
forces, Basics of dimensional analysis and dynamic similarity.
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Books:
Book

Author

Publisher

Fluid Mechanics

John F. Douglas

Prentice Hall

Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals and Application

Yunus A.Cengel

McGraw Hill

Recommended books :
Fluid Mechanics 6E , By Douglas, Gassiorik and Swaffield , Publisher: Pearson,new
York, USA
Streeter, V.L., Wylie, E, B., and Bedford, K. W., '' Fluid Mechanics '' 9th Edition,
McGraw Hill, New York, USA
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