Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 15239/2016 - 19/12/2016
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP , Cód. 81428.
- Paula Alexandra Geraldes Portugal
Students should be able to perform calculations involving Newton's law, hydrostatics basics law, continuity law, Bernoulli's equation, continuous energy loss, and pump and turbine's power.
1 - Fluid Properties
1.1 - External forces
1.2 - Volumic mass, volumic weight and density
1.3 - Compressibility
1.4 - Viscosity
1.5 - Surface tension and capillarity
1.6 - Vapor tension
1.7 - Pressure
2 - Hydrostatics
2.1 - Hydrostatics basics law
2.2 - Absolute and relative pressures
2.3 - Manometers
3 - Hydrokinemics
3.1 - Trajectory and Flow line
3.2 - Types of flows
3.3 - Flow and average velocity
3.4 - Laminar and turbulent flows
4 - Hydrodynamics - Principles
4.1 - Bernoulli's Theorem
4.2 - Piezometric and power lines. Piezometer and Pitot tube
4.3 - Hydraulic power. Pumps and turbines
5 - Hydrodynamics - Resistance Laws
5.1 - Tangential stress at the solid boundary
5.2 - Reynolds's Experiments
5.3 - Darcy Equation for Friction Factor calculation
5.4 - Colebrook-white Formulas and Equilibrium Diagram
Continuous assessment: 3 written individual tests with no possibility of consulting written material. The final grade is the arithmetic mean of the 3 grades achieved. Approval is granted with a rating of 9.5 or higher.
Exams: Written test divided into 3 parts, corresponding to the three tests of continuous assessment. Approval is granted with a rating of 9.5 or higher.
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- Darby, R. e Chhabra, . (2017). Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics. Boca Raton (Florida - USA): CRC Press
- McDonald, A. e Pritchard, P. e Fox, R. (2010). Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. Asia: John Wiley and Sons
- Quintela, A. (2000). Hidráulica. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Theoretical classes where the concepts and laws of fluid mechanics are presented, and theoretical-practical classes where exercises are proposed to be solved by students under the guidance of the teacher.
Software used in class