Fluid Mechanics (II

Your text book is:

Fluid Mechanics; By: Victor L.Streeter and E.Benjamin Wylie

This course covers 3 units of your total of 140 units for B.Sc. Degree

Each unit includes 1 hour of lecture per week over 16 weeks for a term.


General Course topics:


Similitude; Model Studies

Introduction to Fluid Dynamics 

Viscous Effects: Fluid Resistance to Fluid Flow,

Laminar, Incompressible, Steady Flow between Parallel Plates

Laminar Flow through Circular Tubes and Circular Annuli, The Reynolds Number

Prandtl Mixing Length; Velocity Distribution in Turbulent Flow, Transport Phenomena

Boundary-Layer Concepts, Drag on Immersed Bodies, Resistance to Turbulent Flow in Open and Closed Conduits

Steady Uniform Flow in Open Channels, Steady Incompressible Flow through Simple Pipe Systems

Lubrication Mechanics


Steady Closed-Conduit Flow, Exponential Pipe-Friction Formulas

Hydraulic and Energy Grade Lines, The Siphon, Pipes in Series, Pipes in Parallel, Branching Pipes

Networks of Pipes, Computer Program for Steady-State Hydraulic Systems


Compressible Flow, Perfect-Gas Relations, Speed of a Sound Wave; Mach Number

Shock Waves, Fanno and Rayleigh Lines, Adiabatic Flow with Friction in Conduits

Frictionless Flow through Ducts with Heat Transfer, Steady Isothermal Flow in Long Pipelines

Analogy of Shock Waves to Open-Channel Waves


Turbo machinery; Homologous Units; Specific Speed

Elementary Cascade Theory, Theory of Turbo machines, 

Reaction Turbines, Pumps and Blowers, Impulse Turbines, Centrifugal Compressors



 Ideal-Fluid Flow; Requirements for Ideal-Fluid Flow

Eulerís Equation of Motion, Irrotational Flow; Velocity Potential

Integration of Eulerís Equations; Bernoulli Equation

Stream Functions; Boundary Conditions

The Flow Net, Two-dimensional Flow