ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ Ι

COURSE UNIT TITLE:

FLUID MECHANICS

 

COURSE UNIT CODE:

 

 

TYPE OF COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF COURSE:

 

First Cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF STUDY:

 

Year 1, 2th Semester

ECTS:

 

5

MODE OF DELIVERY:

Classroom lectures in using overheads and blackboard-solved exercises. A book is distributed containing the theoretical part of the course. Personal course notes are regularly updated on the e-class platform and distributed in class.   

 

CONTACT TEACHING:

Three hours theoretical lectures – 1 hour practicals.

 

COURSES CONTENTS:

Introduction The continuum approach. Fluid properties: viscosity, density, elasticity, superficial tension. Laminar and turbulent flows Fundamentals of vector analysis Kinematics Lagrange and Eulerian description of flow, Reynolds transport theorem, the continuum equation. Fluid dynamics The Navier-Stokes equation. Applications of the Navier-Stokes equation Non-dimensional form of the Navier-Stokes equation. Turbulent flows Properties of turbulent flows, time averaging of the Navier-Stokes equations, Reynolds stresses, the closure problem: Eddy viscosity. Boundary layer theory Characteristics of boundary layers, the Navier-Stokes equations for boundary layers problems, practical examples. Flows around rigid bodies Hydrostatics

 

 

LECTURER NAME:

Associate Professor Konstantinos MOUTSOPOULOS

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

 

  1. “Fluidmechanics”, N. Kotsovinos, Spanidis editions.
  2. “Fluidmechanics”, D. Papanicas, Papanicas editions
  3. «Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics», 1998, Munson, B.R., Young, D.F., Okiishi, T.H.,. Wiley, New York, USA.
  4. «Fluidmechanics». Streeter, V.L., E. B. Wylie,
  5. “The phenomena of fluid motions”, R. S. Brodley, Dover Publications Inc.

 

PREREQUISITES:

Mathematics.

 

LERANING OUTCOMES AND COMPETENCES:

 

Α) Knowledge-based

 

  • Understanding of the influence of fluid properties to fundamental flows
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of the dimensional analysis,
  • Understanding of the basic notions of kinematics, Lagrangean and Eulerian description of flow, steady and unsteady flows
  • Understanding of the structure of the Navier-Stokes equation,
  • Understanding of applications of the Bernoulli equation
  • Understanding of the time averaging of the Navier-Stokes equations for turbulent flows. Understanding of the closure procedure by using the eddies duffusivity approach
  • Understanding of the boundary layer notion
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of hydrostatics

 

Β) Skils/Competences acquired

 

  • Capacity to analyze data (experimental and numerical), using the dimensional analysis
  • Capacity to solve the Navier-Stokes equation for basic flows, Hele-Shaw flow, Couette flow, boundary layer flow over a plane plate
  • Capacity to solve fluid mechanis problems using the Bernoulli equation,
  • Capacity to solve practical problems related to fluid mechanics. including flows around rigid bodies. Capacity to use drag coefficient diagrams.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

Course evaluation is based on the final written exam.

 

TEACHING LANGUAGE:

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr