10.303 Fluid Mechanics

Fluid Mechanics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 32001
Status Active

This course introduces the student to several fundamental concepts and applications of fluid mechanics. It overviews the basic properties of fluids, the study of fluid statics and fluid flow systems, and the development and application of the appropriate mass, momentum, and energy balance relationships needed to solve a variety of practical problems, with a particular focus on the macroscopic view. Emphasis is on the ability to apply the basic principles to the design and analysis of engineering systems involving applications in hydrostatics, internal, open-channel, and external flows, pump selection, flow measurement, etc. The course also focuses on proper problem solving strategy and on the correct use of units in engineering analysis.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 10.202 Energy Balances & Intro Thermo, 92.234 Differential Equations or 92.236 Eng Differential Equations.