• Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics
    • School of Naval Architecture,Ocean & Civil Engineering
    • Credit. 4
    • NA235
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    • Spring , 2015
    • 1286
    • Course Description:
    • ( Exchange Programme )
    • This course, Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics, will introduce essential concepts, methods, equations and theorems related to understanding fluid static and dynamic performances. At first it will explain abstract concepts of continuum medium, compressibility, fluid viscosity, Newton's frictional law and the corresponding Newtonian fluids. Then fluid statics will be introduced, where Archimedes theorem will be derived and explained. Then kinematics of fluid, extending to Eulerian and Lagrangian descriptions of motion of fluid fields, concepts of streamlines, path lines, stream tubes, steady and unsteady flows, 1- and 2- and 3-dimensional flows, material (substantial) derivatives, equation of continuity, stream function and velocity potential, is taught. Also Helmholtz decomposition of flow field will be explained. Then fluid dynamics, covering Euler's equation, Bernoulli's equation and momentum equation, is discussed. Then a concept of vorticity and its related concepts of vorticity
    • Course Syllabus:
    • After completing the course, students should:
      1.Understand compressibility, viscosity, Newton’s frictional law;
      2.Understand divergence, rotation and deformation of fluid particle;
      3.Understand differential and integral equation governing fluid motions;
      4.Understand Archimedes theorem;
      5.Understand vorticity dynamics;
      6.Understand potential flow theory, added mass and damping coefficient;
      7.Understand plane progressive water wave theory;
      8.Understand Navier-Stokes equation for incompressible fluid;
      9.Understand boundary layer theory;
      10.Understand dimensional analysis theory;
      11.Understand discretization of differential equation.
    • Schedule:
    • Topics / Credit hours / Teaching methodology / Tasks / Intended learning outcomes / Assessment methods

      1.Introduction (Fluid mechanics, its methods, development and applications) /4 Credit hours/lecture/None/
      2. Properties of fluid /4 Credit hours/lecture/Assignment No. 1/
      3. Fluid kinematics/4 Credit hours/lecture/Assignment No. 2/
      4.Fluid dynamics/6 Credit hours/lecture/Assignment No. 3/
      5. Fluid statics/4 Credit hours/lecture/Assignment No. 4/
      6. Vorticity dynamics/4 Credit hours/lect
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  • Prerequisite Course:

    Calculus, Matrix Theory, Fundamental Physics, Theoretical Mechanics, Material Mechanics

  • Textbooks:

    1. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, by Bruce R. Munson et al, John Wiley & Sons, 2009, ISBN 978-0470
  • Grading:

    30%/ Assignment
    10%/ Laboratory
    60%/ Final Exam
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