Short Title:Fluid Mechanics 2
Full Title:Fluid Mechanics 2
Module Code:FLUI H3002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Mechanics and metal work
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DIARMUID RUSH
Module Author:KEN MOLONEY
Module Description:To enable the student to develop the knowledge and analytical skills to solve practical problems in fluid mechanics, through applications to system design and performance studies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe and/or perform calculations on fluid principles, bernoulli equation, continuity equation, fluid properties and various applications
LO2 Perform calculations on open channel flow systems.
LO3 Identify the function and characteristics of fluid machines and carry out a basic analysis of rotodynamic machines.
LO4 Explain the impact of fluid viscosity on viscous forces.
LO5 Select pumps/fans for specified applications.
LO6 Perform calculations on systems incorporating pumps/fans, pipes/ducts, valves, dampers utilizing design tools.
LO7 Design various fluid statics systems and perform calculations on same
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Pressure losses in pipes 6 7.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Metacentric height 7 7.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Flow over weirs. 2 9.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Centrifugal blower characteristic curve 5 7.00 Ongoing
Other Moodle quizs 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 10.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer/Lab Tutorials also covered here 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer/Lab Tutorials covered also 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Munson, B.R.; Young, D.F. and Okiishi, T.H. 2010, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc
Recommended Book Resources
  • Frank M. White 2003, Fluid mechanics, McGraw-Hill Boston [ISBN: ISBN: 0071215662]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAMEC_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering 6 Mandatory
TA_EAUTO_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering (Automation) 6 Mandatory
TA_EAMEC_D Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 6 Mandatory
TA_EAUTO_D Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Automation) 6 Mandatory