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MECH 331 Fluid Mechanics 1 (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Physical properties of fluids. Kinematics and dynamics of fluid flow: stress in a continuum, rates of strain, rotation. Control volume analysis; conservation of mass, linear momentum and energy; Euler and Bernoulli equations; Flow measurement. Dimensional analysis and dynamical similarity. Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes and boundary layers.

Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: Timothy Lee (Fall) Sivakumaran Nadarajah (Winter)

  • (3-1-5)
  • Prerequisite: MECH 210. Pre/Co-requisites: MECH 220, MECH 240, MATH 271.