MET 2301 Fluid Mechanics
Essentials of fluid properties, fluid statics, flow measurements, force of a fluid jet, open channel flow and losses through flow in pipes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: MET 2201 OR MEE 2101
- Using the concepts of applied physics, determine the force of a fluid stream on flat plates and on pipe bends.
- Apply basic fluid concepts to determine the flow of water through an open channel.
- Develop free body diagrams and apply the concepts of statics to illustrate force equilibrium in a fluid medium.
- Look up and apply basic fluid properties, use properties in the solution of fluid problems, and use instrumentation to measure viscosity, density and specific gravity.
- Apply Bernoulli's equation to solve fundamental fluid problems including the measurement of fluid flow.
- Calculate the frictional losses of a piping system.
- Use existing data to determine aerodynamic effects of moving a body through a fluid medium.
Credit Hours: 3
Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2