Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5023012 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 流体力学I
Subject Name
リュウタイリキガク 1
Subject Name in
Fluid Dynamics I
オガタ ヨウイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds1-4:ENG 220
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Basically Face-to-face class. Online might be also used depending on proceedings.
A blackboard demonstration and using powerpoint. Practices or homework will be sometimes given to students. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students 2Year Second term
Keywords Fluid Motion、Viscosity, Vortex Motion, Energy Conservative Laws 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Mechanical Systems Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill.

Program of Transportation Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid dynamics: Technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics relating to transportation equipment and coexistence
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid mechanics: The ability to use technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics to solve issues relating to transportation equipment and coexistence with the environment

Program of Material Processing
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquiring basis of mechanical system, material creation and processing engineering steadily, and being able to apply

Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Fluid Dynamics is the key to our understanding of the most important phenomena in our physical world. Objectives of the class are learning of the basic concepts of fluid flows and understanding how to apply the concepts and laws to important phenomena(B). 
Class Schedule 1. Introduction
2. Viscousity and compressibility
3. Pressure and compressibility
4. Hydrostatics(static pressure)
5. Hydrostatics(Paskal's law, etc)
6. Basic theory (1)  Bernoulli equation, stream lines
7. Basic theory (2)  Applications of Bernoulli equation; Pitot tube, manometer
8. Basic theory (3)  Applications of Bernoulli equation ; Venturi meter, orifice  
9. Basic theory (4) Introduction of Momentum Conservation
10. Basic theory (5) Momentum Conservation and Fluid Force
11. Basic theory (6) Applications of Momentum Conservation
12. Dimensional analysis and similarity; Dimensinless parameters, Drag and Lift coefficients
13. Lagrange/Euler description
14. Basics of Governing equations
15. Summary

16. Exam

Elements of fluid mechanics as applied to engineering problems. Equations of motion for incompressible ideal flow.  Control volume laws for mass, momentum, and energy.  Dimensional analysis and similarity. Laminar viscous fluid flow. Governing equations, boundary conditions, and constitutive laws

※Some short training will be done in classes. 
Fluid Dynamics (Jikkyo Coorp.)
by Prof. Kanehara

Powerpoint(visualization) will be also used for understanding well. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, powerpoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Use TextBook usefully and it is very important to review fundamental mathematics like vector analysis, differential equation, integrals, etc. 
Requirements Understanding of Mechanics 
Grading Method End of Semester Examination(85%). Attitude, attendance(15%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Fluids can fascinate us exactly because they sometimes do unexpected things, which means we have to work harder at their mathematical explanation. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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