CP502 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (Jan-May 2012)

Core course for the C&P Engineering undergraduates

updated on April 19, 2012

intended learning outcomes

 

click here to give your comments

 

return home

course description

suggested texts

assessment scheme

past examination papers

 

timeline for lectures

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

For Matlab lessons by my former supervisor Prof. K. Nandakumar, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/CheLecKumar

Intended Learning Outcomes

-        under construction

Course Description

Course coordinator: Prof. R Shanthini (accessible at 071-5326835 and at rshanthini@pdn.ac.lk)

Evaluation panel: Ms. SMWTPK Ariyaratna; Dr. CS Kalpage (Moderator)

Course credits: 3 GPA credits

Pre-requisites: CE202

Content

Time allocated (in clock hours)

Lecture

Tutorial

Project

Assign.

Flow of Viscous Fluids and Boundary Layer Flow

10

03

 

 

Compressible Fluid Flow

10

02

 

 

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) using MatLab or other appropriate software

05

 

30

 

TOTAL

25

05

15 eq. hours

 

Note: Assign. stands for Assignment

Suggested Reference Texts

-        Genick Bar-Meir. Fundamentals of Compressible Fluid Mechanics. Version 0.4.8.8 Jan 01, 2012. URL: http://www.potto.org/downloadsGD.php

Assessment Scheme

Assessment method

Percentage marks

Continuous assessments

50

 

CFD project

 

25

Mid-semester examination

 

25

End-of-semester examination

50

 

Timeline for Lectures

Week

Cumulative lecture / project hours

Date

Lecture content

(at the Seminar Room)

Project schedule

(at the computing centre)

1

L1 to L2

02 Feb

- Introduction

- Compressible fluid flow - Part01_Set01: Steady, quasi one-dimensional, isothermal, compressible flow of an ideal gas in a constant area duct with wall friction

- Problem Set #1

- Animation on Sound waves created by a flight

 

 

 

03 Feb

 

 

2

L3 to L5

09 Feb

Compressible fluid flow – Part01_Set02: continuing the above

 

 

 

10 Feb

 

 

3

L6 to L8

16 Feb

- Compressible fluid flow - Part01_Set03: continuing the above

- Compressible fluid flow - Part02_Set01: Steady, quasi one-dimensional, isentropic, compressible flow of an ideal gas in a variable area duct

- Problem Set #2

 

 

 

17 Feb

 

 

4

L9 to L11

23 Feb

Trade union action

 

 

 

24 Feb

 

Trade union action

5

L12 to L14

01 Mar

 

Trade union action

 

 

 

02 Mar

 

Matlab Practice Sessions with ODE

6

L15 to L16

08 Mar

- Compressible fluid flow – Part 02_Set02: continuing the above

- Compressible fluid flow - Part 03_Set01: Normal shock in variable area ducts (under construction)

 

 

L17 to L18

09 Mar

13 Mar

 

Tools for CFD

(1pm to 2pm at Room #02)

7

L19 to L21

15 Mar

Tools for CFD continued

 

 

 

16 Mar

 

MatLab Practice Session with ODE/PDE

8

L22 to L24

22 Mar

- Mid-semester examination

- Tools for CFD continued

 

 

 

23 Mar

 

MatLab Practice Session with PDE

9

L25 to L27

29 Mar

Flow of viscous fluids – Set 01 and Set02

 

 

 

30 Mar

 

CFD project initiation

10

L28 to L30

05 Apr

Flow of viscous fluids – Set 03

 

 

 

06 Apr

POYA DAY

New Year Break

11

 

19 Apr

Viscous flow problems in Set 03 and CFD Project 01 discussed

 

 

 

20 Apr

 

CFD Project 01 execution

12

 

26 Apr

 

CFD Project 01 execution

 

 

27 Apr

 

CFD project execution

13

 

03 May

 

CFD project execution

 

 

04 May

 

CFD project execution

14

 

10 May

 

CFD project execution

 

 

11 May

 

CFD project execution

15

 

17 May

CFD Project assessment of 10 students (15 min each)

 

 

 

18 May

CFD Project assessment of 07 students (15 min each)

 

Past Examination Papers

Past mid-semester examination papers

Past end-of-semester examination papers

Nov 2010

March 2011

 

Jan 2011

Sept 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

email: rshanthini@pdn.ac.lk

 

copyright R. Shanthini