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# AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1

### 2025 unit information

This unit introduces students to fluid statics and fluid dynamics. At the end of the unit students will have a fundamental understanding of fluid mechanics principles, an ability to apply fluid mechanics principles to engineering problems, and an ability to use basic sensors to acquire data from fluid flow experiments. The unit will cover the fundamentals governing the statics and dynamics of fluids in the context of internal flow systems such as pipes and pumps and external flow systems such as wings and airfoils. The unit will begin with the properties of fluids, pressure and pressure measurement, forces in fluid statics, and buoyancy. Students will then progress to fluid dynamics which will include integral and differential conservation of mass and momentum in a continuum, non-dimensional numbers, measuring and analysing signals from fluid flows, the Bernoulli and Euler Equations, potential flow, and an introduction to turbomachinery.

## Unit details and rules

#### Engineering

Study level Undergraduate Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic 6
 Prerequisites: ? {(MATH1X61 or MATH1971) or [(MATH1X21 or MATH1931) and MATH1X02]} and [(MATH1X62 or MATH1972) or (MATH1X23 or MATH1933)] None AMME2200 Students are expected to be familiar with basic, first year, integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebra

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

• LO1. complete laboratory experiments and analyse and interpret the results in a formal lab report, in groups
• LO2. evaluate the relevant flow parameters for fluid flow in internal engineering systems such as pipes and pumps (velocities, losses, etc), and external systems such as flow over wings and airfoils (lift and drag)
• LO3. analyse and determine the forces governing static fluids
• LO4. analyse and determine the properties of a fluid in motion
• LO5. demonstrate an ability to implement theoretical principles towards solving typical fluid mechanics problems
• LO6. evaluate and use some of the basic equations governing the statics and dynamics of fluids.

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Session MoA   Location Outline
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 1 2025
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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