MET 243 - Fluid Mechanics
The study of fluid statics and dynamics. Topics include fluid forces, flow measurement, the steady flow energy equation, viscosity, laminar and turbulent flow, frictional losses, pipeline systems, introduction to turbomachinery, drag and lift.
Prerequisite: MET 134 Statics, CIV 124 Mechanics (Statics)
2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Apply the principles of equilibrium to fluid systems.
2. Design series piping systems for conditions of steady flow.
3. Select an appropriate pump for fluid-handling systems.
4. Have had experience testing pumps, fans, and piping systems as part of a team.
5. Prepare laboratory reports to the level of standard professional conventions.
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