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 Campus PNEC Programs PG Session Fall Semester 2016 Course Title Advanced Fluid Mechanics Course Code ME-881 Credit Hours 3-0 Pre-Requisutes Course Objectives Enhanced understanding of fluid mechanics, including the equations of motion in differential form, and turbulence focusing on: Detailed understanding of RTT and differential equations for conservation of mass, momentum and energy Non- dimensionlisationof the governing equations, and from these extract the dimensionless parameters that determine the flow field. Approximate and exact solutions of Navier-Stokes equations Derive the boundary layer equations and show how to obtain exact and approximate integral solutions. Detail Content Langragian and Eulerian decommention, Velocity and stress field, Fluid statics, Fluid Kinematics. Reynolds transport theorem, Integral and differential forms of governing equations: mass, momentum and energy conservation equations, Navier-Stokes equations, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s Equation. Exact solutions of Navier-Stokes Equations ;Couette flows, Poiseuille flows, Fully developed flows in non-circular cross-sections, Unsteady flows, Creeping flows. Potential Flows ; Revisit of fluid kinematics, Stream and Velocity potential function, Circulation, Irrotational vortex, Basic plane potential flows: Uniform stream; Source and Sink; Vortex flow, Doublet, Superposition of basic plane potential flows, Flow past a circular cylinder, Magnus effect; Kutta-Joukowski lift theorem; Concept of lift and drag. Laminar Boundary Layers ; Boundary layer equations, Boundary layer thickness, Boundary layer on a flat plate, similarity solutions, Integral form of boundary layer equations, Approximate Methods, Flow separation, Entry flow into a duct. Turbulent Flow; Introduction, Fluctuations and time-averaging, General equations of turbulent flow, Turbulent boundary layer equation, Flat plate turbulent boundary layer, Turbulent pipe flow, Prandtl mixing hypothesis, Turbulence modeling, Free turbulent flows. Text/Ref Books Cengel, Y. A. and Cimbala, J. M.: "Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications", McGraw Hill Fox W. Robert, McDonald T. Alan, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 1995. Frank M. White, Fluid Mechanics, Tata McGraw-Hill, Singapore, Sixth Edition, 2008. Frank M. White, Viscous Fluid Flow, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Series of Mechanical Engineering, 2006. John D. Anderson Jr, Modern Compressible Flow with Historical Perspective, McGraw-Hill, 1990. John D. Anderson Jr., Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, McGrawHill, 2005. Panton R.L., Incompressible Flow, John Wiley and Sons, 2005. Schlichting H., Boundary Layer Theory, Springer Verlag, 2000. Batchelor G.K, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, 1983 Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014 Faculty/Resource Person Dr Shafiq Ur Rehman Qureshi PhD (University of Manchester, UK) Discipline: Mechanical Engineering Specialization: Computational Fluid Dynamics