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Course Specifications of

MPE 221 Fluid Mechanics


Course title:
Course code:

Fluid Mechanics
MPE 221

Program including the


B.SC Mechanical Power Engineering
course:
Department offering the
Mechanical Power Engineering
program:
Department offering the
Mechanical Power Engineering
course:
Lecture:3
Tutorial:2
..
Lab.:2 ...
Total: 7
.
Lecture:
Asso. Prof. Dr. Mofreh Melad
Nassief

1 Course Objectives:
By the end of the course the students will be able to:
Student understanding of fundamentals of fluid mechanics and main
governing equations
Student awareness of main applications of fluid mechanics (dams, ship
stability, cars, aeroplanes.etc)
Student awareness of important concepts of fluid mechanics (similarity,
pipelines . etc)

2- Intended learning outcomes of course (ILOs)


a-Knowledge and understanding:
a1.
a3
a4.

Outline the main concepts of fluid properties, fluid hydrostatics,


and the governing equations of fluid flow
Recognize the principles of measurements related to fluid
mechanics.
Explain the concepts of pipeline networks.

b-Intellectual Skills:

b1.

Assess and evalulate basic engineering problems where


hydrostatic pressure is the most important source of external
forces using fluid statics equation

b3.

Analyze fluid power systems and subsystems using fluid flow equations and
by using dimensional analysis techniques.

b5.
b6.
b7.

Evaluate the power losses in the fluid transmission lines and networks
Evaluate mechanical power and energy of fluid engineering designs
Explore their understanding of mechanical basic science in solving problems
related to fluid mechanics

c-Professional and practical skills:


c1.
c2.
c3.

Describe the basic fluid processes mathematically and use the computer
software for their simulation and analysis
Design and perform experiments related to fluid mechanics
Carry out preliminary designs of fluid transmission networks

d-General and transferable skills:


d1.
d2.
d3.
d4.

Communicate effectively with clear, critical thinking and skills.


Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.
Function professionally and with ethical responsibility

3- Course Contents
Week No.

Topic

1,2
3,4
5,6,7
8,9
10,11
12,13

General introduction and basic definitions.


Pressure statics
Governing equations and control volume
Dimensional analysis and similitude
stability
Pipe lines.

4- Teaching and Learning Methods


4.1- Lecture.
White board.
Electronic and video demonstrations.

5- Student Assessment
Category

Description
Quizzes

Semester
work

Assignment

Written
exams

Mid-Term
Exam
Final Exam

No. Schedule (Week


No.)

.10
6.

1.
6.

1.
1.

.
1.
Total

Mark
10.
10.
30.
100.
150.

6- List of References
6.1- Course Notes

Notes by the lecturers of the course

6.2- Recommended reference books:

Text books of fluid mechanics and applications.

6.3- Periodicals, Web Sites, etc.


Journal of fluids engineering.
WWW.fluid-flow.com.

7- Facilities Required for Teaching and Learning


Data show.
Fluid Mechanics Lab.

Course Coordinator:Assoc.Prof.Dr.Mofreh Melad Nassief.


Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Mohamed
Saleh..
Signature: ..
Date: Jan.2015..

Course Content/ILO Matrix


Course content

a1

General introduction and basic


definitions.
Pressure statics
Governing equations and
control volume
Dimensional analysis and
similitude
stability
Pipe lines

a3

a4

b1

b3

b5

b6

b7

c1

c2

c3

d1

d2

d3

d4

Learning Method /ILO Matrix


Learning method
Lecture
Tutorial

a1

a3

a4

b1

b3

b5

b6

b7

c1

c2

c3

d2

d1

c2

c3

d1

d2

d3

d4

d3

d4

Assessment Methods /ILO Matrix


Assessment
Quizzes
Assignment
Mid-Term Exam
Final Exam

a1

a3

a4

b1

b3

b5

b6

b7

c1