University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Content covered in GENG1001 Engineering Mechanics.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewProvides advanced fluid mechanics concepts and their application in a range of civil and environmental engineering contexts. This course lays the foundation for subsequent environmental modelling and hydrological courses studied in the third year.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. To provide students with a thorough knowledge of the theoretical background and methods of fluid mechanics2. To expose students to a range of applications of fluid mechanics.3. To provide students with the necessary skills to analyse fluid systems.4. To provide students with basic skills in experimental laboratory work.5. To improve basic reporting skills of the studentsCONTENTPart A: FundamentalsBasic control volume equationsBasic governing differential equationsDimensional analysis and similitudeIdeal fluid flowBoundary layersPart B: ApplicationsFlow in pipesPipe networks
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.