Fluid Mechanics (AE307) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fluid Mechanics AE307 5. Semester 3 1 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Math 276 (Differential Equations) or equivalent (recommended)
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Hasan Akay
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To familiarize students with basic concepts of fluid mechanics, properties of fluids, pressure and fluid statics, fluid kinematics, Bernoulli and energy equations, momentum analysis of flow systems, dimensional analysis and modeling, internal flows, external flows–drag and lift.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define basic concepts of fluid mechanics.
  • Define and use properties of fluids.
  • Solve pressure and fluid statics problems.
  • Express and use fluid kinematics equations involving velocity, acceleration, vorticity, rate of strain, irrotationalty, and rotationality.
  • Solve problems involving Bernoulli and energy equations in control volumes.
  • Perform momentum analysis calculations in flow systems and control volumes.
  • Perform dimensional analysis and solve similarity problems for modeling.
  • Solve internal flow problems, including design of pipes and piping systems with pumps and turbines.
  • Solve external flow problems, including flat plates, spheres, cylinders, airfoils, and aerodynamic design concepts.
Course Content Introduction to basic concepts of fluid mechanics; properties of fluids; pressure and fluid statics, fluid kinematics, Bernoulli and energy equations, momentum analysis of flow systems, dimensional analysis and modeling, internal flow, external flow ? drag and lift.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 About AE 307 and Chapter 1. Introduction and Basic Concepts Reading test on Chapter 1
2 Chapter 2. Properties of Fluids Reading test on Chapter 2
3 Chapter 3. Pressure and Fluid Statics Reading test on Chapter 3
4 Chapter 3. Pressure and Fluid Statics Reading test on Chapter 3
5 Chapter 4. Fluid Kinematics Reading test on Chapter 4
6 Chapter 5. Bernoulli and Energy Equations Reading test on Chapter 5
7 Chapter 5. Bernoulli and Energy Equations Reading test on Chapter 6
8 Chapter 6. Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems Reading test on Chapter 6
9 Chapter 7. Dimensional Analysis and Modeling Reading test on Chapter 7
10 Chapter 8. Internal Flow Reading test on Chapter 8
11 Chapter 8. Internal Flow Reading test on Chapter 8
12 Chapter 11. External Flow – Drag and Lift Reading test on Chapter 11
13 Chapter 11. External Flow – Drag and Lift Reading test on Chapter 11
14 Review
15 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Yunus A. Çengel and John M. Cimbala, Fluid Mechanics, Third Edition in SI units, McGraw-Hill, 2014 (e-book thru’ McGraw Hill Connect platform)

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 15 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 4 56
Laboratory
Application 5 3 15
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 10 3 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 5 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 149