Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620374
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AL ERCAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5610221
Set 2: 5610223
Set 3: 5610225
One of the sets above should be completed before taking CE374 FLUID MECHANICS .

Course Content

Definitions and fluid properties, surface and body forces. Hydrostatics. Kinematics. Basic equations and their applications: system and control volume concepts, Reynolds transport theorem, conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Pipe flow: flow in smooth and rough pipes, frictional losses, Moody chart, minor losses, simple pipe systems. General characteristics and states of open channel flow, uniform flow, energy and momentum concepts. (Offered to non-562 students only).