This is a Basic course in Fluid Mechanics. Its Programme contains 7 parts:
FIRST PART: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. The continuum hypothesis. Variables of interest.
SECOND PART: Hydrostatics: Application of Fluid Mechanics to a stagnant fluid. Pressure field in a stagnant fluid. Force and Moment acting on a solid surface. Archimedes Principle. Applications: Barometer, Manometers, Hydraulic presses ¿
THIRD PART: Basic concepts of fluid flow kinematics. Reynolds Transport theorem.
FOURTH PART: Conservation equations for fluid volumes and control volumes. Mass, Momentum and Energy conservation equations. Bernoulli equation; examples. Angular momentum equation. Applications to engineering problems.
FIFTH PART: Dimensional Analysis. The Pi theorem. Application of Dimensional Analysis to Fluid Mechanics. Relevant dimensionless numbers in Fluid Mechanics. Applications.
SIXTH PART: Flow in ducts. Flow regimes. Mechanical energy conservation applied to pipe flow with friction losses. Friction factor. Moody's chart and Colebrook equation . Localized losses in pipe systems (bends, valves, expansions, other fittings. ). Illustrative examples of flow in pipes.
SEVENTH PART: External Flows