MEC 195 Applications in Fluid Mechanics OEE

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					                                                     Danville Community College
                                                   MEC 195 - Applications in Fluid Mechanics
                                                                                     2 credits

                                                                                                                  OEE
                                        COURSE SYLLABUS
                             MEC 195 Applications in Fluid Mechanics

Division: Workforce Services

Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Non-Curricula

Course Number & Title: MEC 195 Applications in Fluid Mechanics

Credit Hours: 2            Hours/Wk Lecture: 2       Hours/Wk Lab: 0               Lec/Lab Comb: 2 hours/week

Course Description
The course introduces the fundamental aspects of fluid motion, fluid properties, flow regimes, pressure variations,
fluid kinematics, and methods of flow description and analysis. It presents the conservation laws in their integral and
differential forms, and their use in analyzing and solving fluid flow problems

Course Content:
            properties of fluids and fluid flow
            Bernoulli’s theorem
            measuring devices
            viscosity and dimensional analysis
            fluid statics
            flow in pipes and channels, and pumps
            theory of hydraulic and pneumatic
            circuits including motors
            controls
            actuators
            valves
            plumbing
            accumulators
            reservoirs
            pumps
            compressors
            filters



V. Learner Outcomes / Course Objectives:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Applications in Fluid Mechanics                                                                MEC 195




Objective 1: Determine distribution in fluids at rest and to calculate hydrostatic forces acting on plane and
curved surfaces.

Objective 2: Determine pressure variation in a flowing fluid using Bernoulli's principle.

Objective 3: Determine velocity and acceleration of a fluid at a point.

Objective 4: Apply control volumes to solve fluid flow problems through the application of integral
conservation laws of mass, momentum, and energy.

Objective 5: Apply the differential conservation equations of mass, momentum, and energy to fluid flow
problems.

Objective 6: Apply basic fluid mechanics principles to the flow of viscous fluids in pipes and ducts.



VI. Evaluation
                       Homework/class work
                       Quizzes
                       Tests
                       Class Participation, Exercises and labs

The course supports the following competencies and objectives:
       A.      SCHEV Competencies
               1.       Writing
               2.       Oral Communication
               3.       Critical Thinking
       B.      DCC Educational Objectives
               1.       Communication
               2.       Learning Skills
               3.       Critical Thinking
               4.       Interpersonal Skills and Human Relations
               5.       Computational and Computer Skills
               6.       Understanding Culture and Society
               7.       Wellness




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