Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10764/2011 - 30/08/2011
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP , Cód. 918411.
- Paula Alexandra Geraldes Portugal (2)
(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona
Background knowledge of physics, algebra and mathematical analysis.
Develop skills to carry out calculations with Newton's law, basic law of hydrostatics, law of continuity of flows, equation of Bernoulli, continuous loss of energy, and power of pumps and turbines.
1 - Fluid Properties
1.1 - external forces
1.2 - volumic weight and density
1.3 - Compressibility
1.4 - Viscosity
1.5 - Surface tension and capillarity
1.6 - Vapour pressure
1.7 - Pressure
2 - Hydrostatics
2.1 - Hydrostatics law
2.2 - Relative and absolute pressures
2.3 - Pressure Gauges
3 - Hidrocinemática
3.1 - trajectory and current line
3.2 - Types of flows
3.3 - Flow rate and average velocity
3.4 - Laminar and turbulent flow
4 - Hydrodynamics - Principles
4.1 - Bernoulli's Theorem
4.2 - piezometric and power lines. Piezómetro and Pitot tube
4.3 - Hydraulic Power. Pumps and turbines
5 - Hydrodynamics - Laws of Resistance
5.1 - tangential stress in the solid border
5.2 - Reynolds's Experiment
5.3 - Darcy's equation for friction factor
5.4 - Colebrook-white formulas and equilibrium diagram
Continous assessment: Three written min-tests (classification is the arithmetic mean, minimum grade to be approved = 9,5 pts)
Exam assessment: written exam with minimum classification of 9,5 pts.
- Darby, R. (2001). Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics. New-York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
- Fox, R. e Pritchard, P. e McDonald, A. (2010). Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. Asia: John Wiley and Sons
- Quintela, A. (1981). Hidráulica. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- White, F. (2002). Mecânica dos Fluidos. Rio de Janeiro: McGraw-Hill
Theoretical sessions in which the concepts and laws of fluid mechanics are provided and theoretical-practical sessions where exercises are proposed and solved by the students under the lecturers supervision.
Software used in class