EME 303 - Fluid Mechanics - Course Resources Page

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All assignments, quizzes and past exams (2009-present) available at canvas.psu.edu  

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PART I
1. Orientation and Fluid Properties
  1:1 Introduction
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014     2013    
  1:2 Fluid Properties - Mass, Weight, Dimensions, EOS, Compressibility
        Lecture     2015     2013    
  1:3 Fluid Properties - Wave Speeds, Viscosity, Vapor Pressure, Surface Tension
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014     [...see also Vapor Pressure & Surface Tension]     2013    
2. Fluid Statics
  2:1 Fluid Pressures - At a Point, Incompressible Fluid
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014     2013    
  2:2 Fluid Pressures - Compressible Fluids and Manometry
        Lecture     2016     2014     2013    
  2:3 Fluid Pressures - Examples
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014    
3. Pressure Forces on Surfaces, Buoyancy, Flotation, Stability
  3:1 Fluid Forces on Structures - Resultant F_R
        Lecture     2013    
  3:2 Fluid Forces on Structures - Point of Action, CoP=Y_R, Failure Mechanisms
        Lecture     2016     2014     2013    
  3:3 Fluid Forces on Structures - Forces on Curved Structures, Buoyancy and Stability
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
  4:1 Fluid Pressures - Accelerating Fluids - Linear and Rotational
        Lecture     2015     2013     2012    

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MidTerm 1 - Topics 1, 2, 3 & 4:1     Review Notes     Review 2017     Review 2016     Review 2015     2014     2013    

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PART II
4. Elementary Fluid Dynamics, Bernoulli Equation
  4:1 Fluid Pressures - Accelerating Fluids - Linear and Rotational
        Lecture     2016     2015     2013     2012    
  4:2 Fluid Dynamics - Bernoulli Equation - Along Streamline
        Lecture     2015     2014     2013     2012    
  4:3 Fluid Dynamics - Bernoulli Equation - Normal to Streamlines
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
5. Elementary Fluid Dynamics, Bernoulli Equation
  5:1 Fluid Dynamics - Bernoulli Equation and Pressure Measurement
        Lecture     2015     2014     2013     2012    
  5:2 Fluid Dynamics - Bernoulli Equation, Conservation of Mass, Pressure Measurement
        Lecture     2015     2014     2013     2012    
  5:3 Fluid Dynamics - Open Flows and Unsteady Flows
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
6. Control Volumes, Reynolds' Transport Theorem. Conservation of Mass and Continuity Equation
  6:1 Conservation of Mass - Frames of Reference, Material Derivatives, Convective Accelerations
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  6:2 Conservation of Mass - Streamline Accelerations
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  6:3 Conservation of Mass - Static, Moving and Deforming Control Volumes
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
7. Newton's Second Law, Conservation of Linear Momentum
  7:1 Conservation of Momentum - Relationship to Bernoulli and Reynolds' Transport Theorem
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  7:2 Conservation of Linear Momentum - Static and Moving Control Volumes
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
  7:3 Conservation of Linear and Rotational Momentum - Static and Moving Control Volumes
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    

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MidTerm 2 - Topics 4, 5, 6 & 7     Review Notes     Review 2016     Review 2015     Review 2014    

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PART III
8. First Law of Thermodynamics. Energy Equation
  8:1 Conservation of Energy - Concepts and 1D Equations
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  8:2 Conservation of Energy - Examples, Differential Representation
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  8:3 Conservation of Energy - Stream Functions, Flow Nets, Navier-Stokes Equations
        Lecture     2012    
9. Similitude. Dimensional Analysis. Pi Theorem. Modeling
  9:1 Dimensional Analysis - Motivation and Principal Metrics (Reynolds, Euler, Froude No.)
        Lecture     2014     2012    
  9:2 Dimensional Analysis - Buckingham Pi
        Lecture     2014     2012    
  9:3 Dimensional Analysis - Re, Eu, Fr and Methodology
        Lecture     2013     2012     Water Walkers - Corey Hoydic    
10. Viscous Flow in Pipes. Laminar -vs- Turbulent. Head Losses. Moody Diagram
  10:1 Pipe Flow - Dimensional Analysis
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
  10:2 Pipe Flow - Friction Factors, Moody Charts
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  10:3 Pipe Flow - Major Losses, Minor Losses, Velocity-Defined (Type I) Systems
        Lecture     2013     2012    
11. Viscous Flow in Pipes. Exit, Entry and Minor Losses. Flow Calculations. Flow Measurement
  11:1 Pipe Flow - Irregular Section Conduits and Type I, II, and III Problems
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  11:2 Pipe Flow - Type I, II, and III Problems
        Lecture     2014     2013     2012    
  11:3 Pipe Flow - Pipe Networks, Flow Measurement
        Lecture     2013    

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MidTerm 3 - Topics 8, 9, 10 & 11     Review Notes     Review 2016     Review 2015    

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PART IV
12. Flow over Immersed Bodies. Boundary Layer Concepts. Drag and Lift
  12:1 External Flows - Drag and Lift and Congruence with Internal Flows, Re and Eu
        Lecture     2012    
  12:2 External Flows - Drag and Lift, Viscous and Pressure Drag & Lift, Dependence on Re
        Lecture     2012    
  12:3 External Flows - Solving for Equilibrium Frequencies, Velocities, Composite Drag, Rotation
        Lecture     Betz Law - Evelyn Bateman    
13. Open Channel Flow. Wave Hydraulics. Specific Energy and Momentum
  13:1 Open Channel Flows - Uniform Flows, Chezy and Manning
        Lecture     2013     2012    
  13:2 Open Channel Flows - Gradually Varying Flows, Energy, Critical Depth and Froude Number
        Lecture     2014     2013    
  13:3 Open Channel Flows - Rapidly Varying Flows, Hydraulic Jumps
        Lecture     2014     2013    

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Final Exam - Comprehensive     Review Notes     Review 2016     Review 2015     Review 2014 - [12, 13]     Review 2014 - [13, 10-11]    

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