Course Title : Fundamental Fluid Mechanics

Code 74010
Course Year 2nd year
Class day & Period
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor Takashi Taniguchi

Course Description

Lecture on fundamentals of fluid dynamics needed for Chemical Engineering


Grade will be determined by (i) the examination at the end of semester and (ii) homeworks during semester.

Course Goals

Goal of this class is to understand the fundamental pricipals in fluid dynamics.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Introduction to fluid dynamics 3 0.  Example of flows
0-1. flow of ideal fluid
0-2. Laminar flow
0-3. Stability of flow
0-4. Turbulent
0-5. Computational fluid dynamics
1.  Properties of fluid
1-1. Viscosity
1-2. Compressibility
1-3. Laminar and turbulent flows
2.  Quiescent fluid
2-1. Pressure
2-2. Buoyancy
Dynamics of Ideal Fluid 6 3. Fundamentals on flows
3-1. Particles and continuum body
3-2. One dimensional flow 3-3. Three dimensional flow (Preparation of Mathematics)
4-1. Mechanics in the ideal fluid
4-2. Equation of continuity
4-3. Euler's equation of motion
4-4. Bernoulli's theorem
4-5. Examples
4-6. Streaming function and potential flow
Dynamics of viscous fluid 5 5. Dynamics of viscous fluid
5-1. Viscosity
5-2. Stress tensor
5-3. Exact soluble problems described by Navier-Stokes equation
Confirmation of the level of attainment 1 Confirmation of the level of attainment
Comments on the term-end Exam



Bird, Stewart, Lightfoot "Transport Phenomena 2nd Ed." (Wiley)


It is highly recommended for students to take the class: "Mathematics for Chemical Engineers I".

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