Fluid Mechanics

(Course Code: 231KEΥ, Course outline)

Semester: 5 Teaching Credits: 3 ECTS Credits: 6 Type:


Prerequisite Courses:  – Course type: Special background Instructor:

Basic knowledge of fluid mechanic principles.

Topics per Week:
  1. Introduction
  2. Fluid Properties, Fluid Statics
  3. Fluids in Motion
  4. Extensive and Intensive Properties
  5. Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids
  6. Mass conservation- Continuity Equation-Examples
  7. Momentum Principle -Examples
  8. Energy Principle -Examples
  9. Flow in Conduits
  10. Surface resistance and Energy Losses from Fittings
  11. Pumps and Turbines
  12. Flow in Open Channels
  13. Hydraulic Jump – Examples
Theory – Lectures
(hours / week)
Exercises – Laboratories
(hours / week)

During Lectures

Other Activities:  –

Final exam

Basic Textbook:
  • Αυλωνίτης, Σ. Α. & Αυλωνίτης, Δ. Α. 2006, «Μηχανική των Ρευστών», 4η έκδοση, Ιων, Αθήνα.
    ISBN 960411557-X

  • Bird, R. B., Steward, W. E. & Lightfoot, E. N., 2001 “Transport Phenomena 2nd Edition”, Wiley, New York. ISBN 0471410772
  • Roberson, J. A. & Crowe, C. T., 1997 “Engineering Fluid Mechanics”, Wiley, New York. ISBN 0471147354
  • Fischer, H. B., List, E. J., Koh, R. C., Imberger, J., and Brooks, N. H., 1979, “Mixing in Inland and Coastal Waters”, Academic Press, New York.
    ISBN 0122581504
Language: Greek
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