Week 1  Dates 01/1201/16 
Lecture topics Introduction: fluids and their applications, noslip condition, classification of fluid flows Fluid properties: density, viscosity, vapor pressure, surface tension 
Reading Assignment Chapters 1 and 2 

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Homework assignment No homework this week REVIEW the information below: Homework information and format Sample homework problem format 

Week 2  Dates 01/1901/23 
Lecture topics Pressure and fluid statics: manometry and barometry, hydrostatic forces on submerged surfaces 
Reading Assignment Chapter 3 

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Homework assignment HW Set 1  Due Friday 01/23 

Week 3  Dates 01/2601/30 
Lecture topics Pressure and fluid statics (continued): hydrostatic forces on submerged surfaces, buoyancy and stability, fluids in rigid body motion Fluid kinematics: Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions, material derivative 
Reading Assignment Chapter 3 (continued) 

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Week 4  Dates 02/0202/06 
Lecture topics Fluid kinematics: flow visualization, vorticity, Reynolds transport theorem; Introduction to control volume analysis 
Reading Assignment Chapter 4 

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Videos List of video links: Word format, Pdf format Streamlines, Streaklines, Pathlines, and Timelines 
Homework assignment HW Set 2  Due Friday 02/06 

Week 5  Dates 02/0902/13 
Lecture topics Conservation laws: mass, energy, and momentum, control volumes, head form of the energy equation 
Reading Assignment Chapter 5 

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Homework assignment HW Set 3  Due Friday 02/13 

Week 6  Dates 02/1602/20 
Lecture topics Conservation laws (continued): momentum equation, applications, examples, Bernoulli approximation 
Reading Assignment Chapter 6 

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Homework assignment HW Set 4  Due Friday 02/20 

Week 7  Dates 02/2302/27 
Lecture topics Dimensional analysis and modeling: dimensional homogeneity, dimensional analysis, experimental testing, similarity 
Reading Assignment Chapter 7 

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Homework assignment HW Set 5  Due Friday 02/27 

Week 8  Dates 03/0203/06 
Lecture topics Flow in pipes: laminar and turbulent flow, major and minor losses, diffusers 
Reading Assignment Chapter 8 

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Spring Break Week  Dates 03/0903/13 
Lecture topics NO LECTURES 
Reading Assignment NO READING 

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Homework assignment NO HOMEWORK 

Week 9  Dates 03/1603/20 
Lecture topics Piping networks and pump selection; Turbomachinery: introduction to pumps and turbines 
Reading Assignment Chapter 8 (continued) parts of Chapter 14 

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Homework assignment HW Set 6  Due Friday 03/20 

Week 10  Dates 03/2303/27 
Lecture topics Piping networks (continued); Flow rate and velocity measurement instruments (Read on your own); Differential analysis: stream function, continuity 
Reading Assignment Chapter 8 (continued), Chapter 9 

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Homework assignment HW Set 7  Due Friday 03/27 

Week 11  Dates 03/3004/03 
Lecture topics Differential analysis (continued): NavierStokes equation; Introduction to CFD: grids, boundary conditions, residuals, interpretation of results 
Reading Assignment Chapter 9 (continued) parts of Chapter 15 

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Week 12  Dates 04/0604/10 
Lecture topics Approximate solutions of the NavierStokes equations: creeping flow, inviscid regions, irrotational regions 
Reading Assignment Chapter 10 

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Homework assignment HW Set 8  Due Friday 04/10 

Week 13  Dates 04/1304/17 
Lecture topics Approximate solutions of the NavierStokes equations (continued): boundary layers 
Reading Assignment Chapter 10 (continued) 

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Homework assignment HW Set 9  Due Friday 04/17 

Week 14  Dates 04/2004/24 
Lecture topics External flows: drag and lift, friction and pressure drag 
Reading Assignment Chapter 11 

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Week 15  Dates 04/2705/01 
Lecture topics Compressible flow: isentropic flow through nozzles, shock waves 
Reading Assignment Chapter 12 

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Homework assignment HW Set 10  Due Wednesday 04/29 No late HW accepted after 5:00 p.m. on Friday 