Fluid and Particle Mechanics

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fluid and Particle Mechanics

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    PHYS1121 or PHY1131

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Fluid Flow and Particle Technology. In this course, a introduction to the transport phenomena is presented via fluid and particle transport. Topics include: Units and Dimension Analysis. General fluid properties. Fluid Statics. Introduction to Fluids Motion. Flow Measurement. Introduction to Compressible Flow. Pumps and Pumping. Particle Technology. Particles Sampling and Analysis. Mixing and Segregation. Particle Motion. Particle separation and fluidisation.
    This course replaces CEIC2120, portions of CHEN3062. Textbook: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics - Sixth Edition By Robert Fox, Alan McDonald, Phillip Pritchard (Wiley).

Course Disclaimer

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.


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