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Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

  • Course Code :
    MPR 243
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

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Area of Study :

•Enrich students’ knowledge about the theory of fluid mechanics and the comparison between fluids and other substances. •Enrich students’ knowledge about the theory of thermodynamics and heat transfer systems on different thermodynamics systems. •Train students’ to measure different fluid properties and analyze different fluid systems in laboratory.

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Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Thermodynamics: Macroscopic approach to energy analysis, Energy transfer as work and heat, The first law of thermodynamics, Properties and states of pure substances, Control-mass and control-volume analysis, The essence of entropy and the second law of thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties, Similarity of fluid flows, Fluid statics; Pressure, Fluid dynamics; Conservation equations of mass and mechanical energies (Bernoulli equation), Energy and momentum conservation equations and applications, Flow through pipes; Laminar and turbulent flows, Pipes connected in series and parallel, branching of pipes, Measuring devices.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Relate the physics background to fluids.
2- Recognize the difference between fluids and other substances.
3- Define new terms; System, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics.
4- State the difference between different fluid flow types.
5- Illustrate between series and parallel pipe network design.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Solve different engineering problems related to Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics.
2- Analyze different system types found in nature.
3- Deduce conservation equations of mass and energy

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Calculate experimentally the performance of fluid and thermal devices.
2- Practice basic experiments on Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics.
3- Follow up safety requirements at experimental work and observe the appropriate steps to manage risks.
4- Write a technical report on a project or an assignment.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
2- Lead and motivate individuals.
3- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.
4- Refer to relevant literatures


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Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to fluid mechanics 4 3 1
Properties of fluids 6 3 3
Fluid statics 6 3 3
Fluid kinematics 4 3 1
Fluid dynamics 14 9 5
Internal flow 6 3 3
Momentum equation 5 3 2
Introduction to thermodynamics 6 3 3
Heat transfer methods 9 6 3
First law of thermodynamics 9 6 3
Second law of thermodynamics 6 3 3

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem Solving
Experiential Learning
Cooperative Learning
Research activity

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 5.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab Exper. 10.00
Mid- Exam I 15.00 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics
Mid- Exam II 15.00
Oral Exam 10.00
Quizzes 5.00

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Course notes :

No course notes are required

Recommended books :

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