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MAAE 2300 [0.5 credit] Fluid Mechanics I

Fluid properties. Units. Kinematics, dynamics of fluid motion: concepts of streamline, control volume, steady and one-dimensional flows; continuity, Euler, Bernoulli, steady flow energy, momentum, moment of momentum equations; applications. Fluid statics; pressure distribution in fluid at rest; hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surfaces; buoyancy.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): Second-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory and problem analysis three hours a week.