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 MEEG331: Fluid Mechanics I Lecture Fall 2008 LEC WF 4:40PM - 5:55PM Memorial Hall room 127 Instructor Dr. Minwei Gong mgong@udel.edu 301 Spencer Lab Office Hours: F 4:00 – 4:30PM or by appointment TA (Grading) Tejas Canchi Ctejas@udel.edu 131 Spencer Lab Office Hours: Th 1:00-2:00PM Textbook "Fluid Mechanics" 6th Ed., Frank M. White References "Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics" by Munson, Young and Okiishi "Fluid Flow" by Sabersky, Acosta & Hauptmann "Fluid Mechanics" by Streeter & Wylie "An Album of Fluid Motion" by Milton Van Dyke Grading Policy Homework (weekly) (20 %) Lab (every other week) (20 %) Mid-Term 1 (15 %) Mid-Term 2 (15 %) Final Exam (30 %) Notes: (1) Homework is due on Friday BEFORE class. Late homework is NOT accepted. (2) Midterms and Final Exam are closed book/closed notes.   Course Schedule Chapter 1: Introduction (9/3-9/10) Definition of a fluid, continuum; properties of fluids; Dimensions and units; Solution methodologies; Flow kinematics; Streamlines, streaklines, pathlines, timelines. Chapter 2: Pressure Distribution in a Fluid (9/12-9/19) Pascal's law; Pressure variation in a static fluid; Manometry; Pressure force on submerged surfaces; Buoyancy and Stability. 10/3 (Friday) Mid-Term 1 Chapter 3: Integral Relations for a Control Volume (9/24-10/29) Basic physical laws for fluid mechanics; Reynolds transport theorem; Conservation of Mass, Linear and Angular Momentum; Conservation of Energy; Bernoulli Equation. 11/7 (Friday) Mid-Term 2 Chapter 4: Differential Relations for Fluid Flow (10/31-11/21) Acceleration field of fluid; Differential Equations for Mass Conservation, Linear and Angular Momentum; Differential Equation for Energy; Stream Function and Vorticity. Chapter 5: Dimensional Analysis and Similarity (11/26-12/10) Dimensional Homogeneity; Buckingham Pi Theorem; Standard dimensionless parameters in fluid mechanics; Modeling. 12/10 (Wednesday) Last day of class Final: TBA