Syllabus ( BENG 214 )

Basic information


Course title: 
Fluid Mechanics 
Course code: 
BENG 214 
Lecturer: 
Assist. Prof. Cansu ÜLKER TURAN

ECTS credits: 
6 
GTU credits: 
3 () 
Year, Semester: 
2, Spring 
Level of course: 
First Cycle (Undergraduate) 
Type of course: 
Compulsory

Language of instruction: 
English

Mode of delivery: 
Face to face

Pre and corequisites: 
MATH215 
Professional practice: 
No 
Purpose of the course: 
The purpose of the lecture is to teach the fundamentals of fluid mechanics, its relationship with bioengineering subjects, the basic equations of fluid flows to the students and therefore to provide the capability to analyze and design fluidic systems. 



Learning outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Determine and solve fluid mechanics problems.
Contribution to Program Outcomes

Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications

Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.

Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.
Method of assessment

Written exam

Homework assignment

Define types, models and characteristics of fluid flows and obtain the capability to analyze in related engineering topics.
Contribution to Program Outcomes

Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications

Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.

Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.
Method of assessment

Written exam

Homework assignment

Solve fluid mechanics problems related to bioengineering subjects.
Contribution to Program Outcomes

Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications

Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.

Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.
Method of assessment

Written exam

Homework assignment


Contents


Week 1: 
Introduction and Fundamental Concepts 
Week 2: 
Properties of Fluids 
Week 3: 
Pressure and Fluid Statistics 
Week 4: 
Pressure and Fluid Statistics, In Class Session I, Homework I 
Week 5: 
Bernoulli and Energy EquationsI 
Week 6: 
Bernoulli and Energy EquationsII 
Week 7: 
Problem Solution, In Class II, Homework II 
Week 8: 
Momentum Analysis of Flow SystemsI 
Week 9: 
Midterm Exam Momentum Analysis of Flow SystemsII 
Week 10: 
Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems (Problem Solution), In Class III 
Week 11: 
Internal Flow 
Week 12: 
Internal Flow, Homework III 
Week 13: 
Internal Flow, In Class IV 
Week 14: 
General Review and Problem Solution 
Week 15*: 
 
Week 16*: 
Final 
Textbooks and materials: 
Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications  Yunus A. Cengel, John M. Cimbala (3rd Edition) 
Recommended readings: 
1Fluid Mechanics Eight Edition, SI Version, Robert W. Fox, Alan T. McDonald, Philip J. Pritchard, John C. Leylegian, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2 Uygulamalı Akışkanlar Mekaniği, İsmail Çallı, Seçkin Kitabevi 3Akışkanlar Mekaniği ve Hidrolik Problemleri, Cemil Ilgaz, Emin Karahan, Atıl Bulu, Çağlayan Kitabevi


* Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.




Assessment



Method of assessment 
Week number 
Weight (%) 

Midterms: 
8 
30 
Other interm studies: 

0 
Project: 

0 
Homework: 
4, 7, 12 
15 
Quiz: 
4, 7, 10, 13 
15 
Final exam: 
16 
40 

Total weight: 
(%) 



Workload



Activity 
Duration (Hours per week) 
Total number of weeks 
Total hours in term 

Courses (Facetoface teaching): 
3 
13 

Own studies outside class: 
3 
14 

Practice, Recitation: 
0 
0 

Homework: 
3 
3 

Term project: 
0 
0 

Term project presentation: 
0 
0 

Quiz: 
1 
4 

Own study for midterm exam: 
4 
7 

Midterm: 
2 
1 

Personal studies for final exam: 
4 
7 

Final exam: 
2 
1 



Total workload: 



Total ECTS credits: 
* 

* ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25. (1 ECTS = 25 work hours)



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