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Syllabus ( BENG 214 )


   Basic information
Course title: Fluid Mechanics
Course code: BENG 214
Lecturer: Dr. 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 co-requisites: 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 Up

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

  1. Determine and solve fluid mechanics problems.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  2. Define types, models and characteristics of fluid flows and obtain the capability to analyze in related engineering topics.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  3. Solve fluid mechanics problems related to bioengineering subjects.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
   Contents Up
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 Equations-I
Week 6: Bernoulli and Energy Equations-II
Week 7: Problem Solution, In Class II, Homework II
Week 8: Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems-I
Week 9: Midterm Exam
Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems-II
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: 1-Fluid 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
3-Akışkanlar 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 Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 8 30
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 0
Homework: 4, 7, 12 15
Quiz: 4, 7, 10, 13 15
Final exam: 16 40
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face 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 mid-term exam: 4 7
Mid-term: 2 1
Personal studies for final exam: 4 7
Final exam: 2 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
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  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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