Jesus Velasquez PhD
Basic Fluid Mechanics for engineering students

Course Details

Basic Fluid Mechanics for engineering students is a 12 weeks course that is split into 6 chapters of 2 weeks each. It is a course in basic fluid mechanics for any engineering student or any other who needs to know about fluids, such as energy transporters. You´ll learn about, What a fluid is, the properties of fluids (viscosity, superficial tension, etc), Dimensionless Analysis, Fluid Kinematics & Dynamics, Non-dimensional numbers, Flow inside pipes, Bernoulli, Navier-Stokes equation and how to design a pump-pipe-turbine system.
Fluids Surface Tension Capillarity Hydrostatic Pressure Mass conservation Fluid Kinematics Momentum in fluids Fluid Fundamental Equations Limit Layer Non Dimensional Analysis Bernoulli Equation Energy Equation Flow inside Pipes Pipe System with pumping Hydraulic Pumps Flow Meters

Lessons

1
C01L01 Introduction to Fluids

A fluid is a substance that flows under an applied shear stress, or external force. Or, also substances which cannot resist any shear force applied to them.

2
C02L01 Surface Tension & Capillarity

Surface tension is the tendency of liquid surfaces at rest to shrink into the minimum surface area possible.

3
C02L02P01 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P02 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P03 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P04 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P05 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P06 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02P07 Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

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C02L02FP Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure exerted by a fluid at equilibrium at any point in time due to the force of gravity. It is proportional to the depth measured from the surface as the weight of the fluid increases when a downward force is applied.

11
C02L03 Mass conservation

Mass conservation is the fundamental principle that mass can neither be created nor destroyed.

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C02L04P01 Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L04P02 Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L04P03 Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L04P04 Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L04P05 Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L04FP Fluid Kinematics

Fluid kinematics is the branch of fluid mechanics that deals with the motion of fluids without considering the forces or energy associated with it. It is concerned with the description of the flow field, which is the velocity field at all points in the fluid domain.

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C02L05P01 Momentum in fluids

Momentum in fluids is the product of the mass of the fluid and its velocity field. It is a vector quantity, meaning that it has both magnitude and direction.

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C02L05P02 Momentum in fluids

Momentum in fluids is the product of the mass of the fluid and its velocity field. It is a vector quantity, meaning that it has both magnitude and direction.

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C02L05FP Momentum in fluids

Momentum in fluids is the product of the mass of the fluid and its velocity field. It is a vector quantity, meaning that it has both magnitude and direction.

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C03L01 Fluid fundamental equations

The fundamental equations of fluid mechanics are a set of equations that describe the motion of fluids. These equations are based on the conservation of mass, momentum, and energy. In this chapter they are presented in analytic form.

22
C04L01 Limit Layer

Is a thin layer of fluid near a solid surface where the fluid's velocity is reduced to zero at the surface. This is due to the viscous drag of the fluid on the surface.

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C04L02P01 Non Dimensional Analysis

Non-dimensional analysis is a technique that is used to reduce the number of variables in a problem by grouping them into dimensionless parameters. This can make the problem easier to solve and can also provide insights into the underlying physics of the problem.

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C04L02P02 Non Dimensional Analysis

Non-dimensional analysis is a technique that is used to reduce the number of variables in a problem by grouping them into dimensionless parameters. This can make the problem easier to solve and can also provide insights into the underlying physics of the problem.

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C04L02P03 Non Dimensional Analysis

Non-dimensional analysis is a technique that is used to reduce the number of variables in a problem by grouping them into dimensionless parameters. This can make the problem easier to solve and can also provide insights into the underlying physics of the problem.

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C04L02FP Non Dimensional Analysis

Non-dimensional analysis is a technique that is used to reduce the number of variables in a problem by grouping them into dimensionless parameters. This can make the problem easier to solve and can also provide insights into the underlying physics of the problem.

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C05L01 Bernoulli EQUATION

The Bernoulli equation is a fundamental equation of fluid mechanics that describes the relationship between the pressure, velocity, and elevation of a fluid. It is a statement of the conservation of energy for a flowing fluid.

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C05L02 Energy EQUATION

Is an equation that describes the conservation of energy for a flowing fluid. It is based on the first law of thermodynamics, which states that the change in the internal energy of a system is equal to the heat added to the system minus the work done by the system.

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C06L01P01 Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L01P02 Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L01P03 Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L01P04 Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L01P05 Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L01FP Flow inside Pipes

It´s a fluid flow that occurs when a fluid is confined to a closed conduit, such as a pipe or tube. Pipe flow is an important topic in fluid mechanics because it has many applications in science and engineering.

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C06L02 Pipe System with pumping

A pipe system with pumping is a system of pipes and pumps that is used to transport fluids from one location to another. The pumps are used to overcome the resistance to flow in the pipes and to provide the necessary lift to transport the fluid to its destination.

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C06L03 Hydraulic Pumps

A hydraulic pump is a mechanical device that converts mechanical power into hydraulic energy

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C06L04 Flow Meters

A flow meter is a device used to measure the flow rate of a fluid. Flow meters are an essential part of many different industries and play an important role in our modern world.