Advanced Fluid Mechanics
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Advanced Fluid Mechanics

Continuity, Navier-Stokes, Potential flow, Buckingham PI Theorem, Pump, Turbine, Pressure Loss, Fittings, Drag and Lift
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Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 19 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 57 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how the differential equation of conservation of mass and the differential linear momentum equation are derived and applied
  • Calculate the stream function and pressure field, and plot streamlines for a known velocity field
  • Obtain analytical solutions of the equations of motion for simple flow fields
  • Understand dimensional analysis and similarity, principle of dimensional homogeneity Pi theorem, non-dimensionalization of basic equations, modeling and its pitfalls.
  • Understand concepts of inviscid, low Reynolds number, high Reynolds number, laminar and turbulent flow.
  • Identify and discuss the features of external flow
  • Calculate boundary layer parameters for flow past a flat plate
  • Calculate the lift and drag forces for various objects
Requirements
  • Physics and Calculus
  • Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics Course
Description

This is Advanced Fluid Mechanics which is a continuation of Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics course. It includes:

Differential relations for fluid particles, fluid acceleration, Continuity equation, Potential flows and Navier-Stokes equation are introduced. Dimensional analysis and similarity, principle of dimensional homogeneity Pi theorem, non-dimensionalization of basic equations, modeling and its pitfalls. Flow in ducts and boundary layer flows. Pressure drop calculations. Minor losses in fittings. Energy equation applied to pumps and turbines. Flow over immersed bodies. Drag and Lift Calculations. Matlab codes for potential flows are also supplied.

Who this course is for:
  • Engineering Students
Course content
Expand all 86 lectures 19:03:40
+ Differential Relations for Fluid Flow
34 lectures 07:14:56
Example 1
04:01
Example 2
03:26
The Differential Equation of Mass Conservation
10:44
Example 3
01:37
Example 4
01:56
Linear and Shear Strain Rates
20:03
Navier-Stokes Equation
23:20
Example 5
20:30
Example 6
05:37
The Stream Function
11:20
Example 7
13:16
The Stream Function in Cylindrical Coordinates
11:51
Vorticity and Irrotationality
17:42
Frictionless Irrotational Flow
20:34
Velocity Potential
11:07
Example 8
16:02
Example 9
04:31
Example 10
05:22
Potential Flow: Uniform Flow
09:51
Potential Flow: Source and Sink
08:44
Potential Flow: Vortex
20:19
Potential Flow: Doublet
24:09
Example 11
03:48
Example 12
03:20
Example 13
10:39
Superposition of Potential Flows: Source in a Uniform Stream—Half-Body
20:30
Example 14
10:09
Superposition of Potential Flows: Rankine Ovals
23:02
Superposition of Potential Flows: Flow Around a Cylinder
35:36
Superposition of Potential Flows: Flow Around a Rotating Cylinder
27:30
Example 15
05:14
Example 16
08:47
Example 17
06:45
+ Approximate Solutions of the Navier-Stokes Equation
6 lectures 01:11:48
Couette Flow between a Fixed and a Moving Plate
06:25
Flow Due to Pressure Gradient between Two Fixed Plates
07:15
Example 1
15:13
Fully Developed Laminar Pipe Flow
26:16
Example 2
04:18
Flow between Long Concentric Cylinders
12:21
+ Dimensional Analysis and Similarity
5 lectures 01:13:01
Introduction
17:43
The Pi Theorem
17:54
Example 1
09:30
Example 2
15:41
Example 3
12:13
+ Viscous Flow in Ducts
20 lectures 04:21:40
Reynolds Number Regimes
14:18
The Entrance Region
10:07
Laminar Flow in Pipes
08:00
Example 1
05:31
Turbulent Velocity Profile
10:19
The Moody Chart
06:34
Example 2
09:26
Example 3
09:29
Example 4
06:27
Minor Losses
40:49
Example 5
19:26
Example 6
10:42
Piping Systems with Pumps and Turbines
13:33
Series and Parallel Pipes
04:42
Three-Reservoir Junction
06:16
Example 7
22:43
Example 8
18:59
Example 9
21:11
Pipe Flowrate Measurement
12:45
Example 10
10:23
+ Flow Past Immersed Bodies
20 lectures 05:02:12
Boundary Layer on a Flat Plate
07:32
Momentum Integral Estimates: Boundary Layer Thickness
24:44
Momentum Integral Estimates: Drag Force and Drag Coefficient
11:05
Momentum Integral Estimates: Displacement Thickness
11:13
The Boundary Layer Equations
24:08
Blasius Solution: PDE to ODE
25:29
Blasius Solution: The Numerical Shooting Method
13:11
Blasius Solution: Displacement Thickness, Drag and Drag Coefficient
07:04
Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow
28:52
Example 1
11:05
Example 2
11:43
Example 3
10:28
Boundary Layers with Pressure Gradients
25:29
Drag Coefficient Data for Various Objects
17:03
Flow over an Airfoil: Generation of Lift
31:52
Example 4
09:57
Example 5
03:13
Example 6
09:54
Example 7
08:16
Example 8
09:54
+ Bonus Section: Coupons for all courses
1 lecture 00:03
Bonus Lecture: Coupons for all courses
00:03