Unit outline_

# AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1

## Overview

This unit covers the fundamentals of fluid statics and fluid dynamics. At the end of this unit students will have: an understanding of the basic equations governing the statics and dynamics of fluids; the ability to analyze and determine the forces applied by a static fluid; the ability to analyse fluids in motion. The course will cover both inviscid and viscous fluid flow. The course will introduce the relevant parameters for fluid flow in internal engineering systems such as pipes and pumps and external systems such as flow over wings and airfoils. Course content will cover the basic concepts such as viscosity, density, continuum, pressure, force, buoyancy and acceleration; and more detailed methods including continuity, conservation of momentum, streamlines and potential flow theory, Bernoulli equation, Euler equation, Navier-Stokes equation. Experiments will introduce flow measuring devices and flow observation.

### Unit details and rules

Academic unit Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic 6 (MATH1001 OR MATH1021 OR MATH1901 OR MATH1921 OR MATH1906 OR MATH1931) AND (MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023 OR MATH1903 OR MATH1923 OR MATH1907 OR MATH1933) None AMME2200 Students are expected to be familiar with basic, first year, integral calculus, differential calculus and linear algebra. Yes

### Teaching staff

Coordinator Agisilaos Kourmatzis, agisilaos.kourmatzis@sydney.edu.au Agisilaos Kourmatzis

## Assessment

Type Description Weight Due Length
Tutorial quiz Online Canvas Quiz 4
Quiz 4
5% - n/a
Outcomes assessed:
Tutorial quiz Online Canvas Quiz 3
Quiz 3
5% - n/a
Outcomes assessed:
Tutorial quiz Online Canvas Quiz 2
Quiz 2
5% - n/a
Outcomes assessed:
Tutorial quiz Online Canvas Quiz 1
Quiz 1
5% - n/a
Outcomes assessed:
Assignment Tutorial Assessment
Online Tutorial Assessment
5% - Online Tutorial Assessment
Outcomes assessed:
Assignment Online Lecture Assessments
Lecture MCQ
5% - -
Outcomes assessed:
Final exam Final Online Canvas Exam
Final Online Canvas Exam
60% Formal exam period 2 hours
Outcomes assessed:
Assignment Lab report
Online Lab Report
10% Week 13 -
Outcomes assessed:
= group assignment

### Assessment summary

• In-Class (Canvas) Assessments: The lecture and tutorial assignments run online through Canvas will help students absorb the concepts and stay up to date with the pace of lectures. Assignments will elucidate the relevance of the basic concepts with respect to engineering applications.
• Online Canvas Quizzes: There will be canvas quizzes at the conclusion of main topics. These, as well as regular assignments will keep students up-to-date with the lecture material.
• Online Lab report: The laboratory sessions and reports will assess student’s appreciation of the practical relevance and application of the subject matter.  Demonstrators have taken a video of the entire lab procedure and run through a typical experiment. This video will be made available on Canvas to students and zoom sessions will be arranged for students to interact with the demonstrators. Students will form into groups using the Canvas “groups” function, and will collaborate via zoom. Data will be shared with the students for analysis. The lab report will be submitted through Canvas-turnitin.
• Final online exam: The final examination (to be run through Canvas) will help evaluate the overall understanding of the concepts covered in this UoS and the student’s ability to analyze and solve related problems.
• Minimum Performance Criteria: Students must achieve an exam mark of at least 45% (i.e. 27 out of 60) in order to pass this unit of study, regardless of the sum of the individual component marks. If a student receives less than the minimum exam mark, then the overall grade for the unit will be a maximum of 45%.

### Assessment criteria

The University awards common result grades, set out in the Coursework Policy 2014 (Schedule 1).

As a general guide, a high distinction indicates work of an exceptional standard, a distinction a very high standard, a credit a good standard, and a pass an acceptable standard.

Result name

Mark range

Description

High distinction

85 - 100

Distinction

75 - 84

Credit

65 - 74

Pass

50 - 64

Fail

0 - 49

When you don’t meet the learning outcomes of the unit to a satisfactory standard.

### Late submission

In accordance with University policy, these penalties apply when written work is submitted after 11:59pm on the due date:

• Deduction of 5% of the maximum mark for each calendar day after the due date.
• After ten calendar days late, a mark of zero will be awarded.

The Current Student website provides information on academic integrity and the resources available to all students. The University expects students and staff to act ethically and honestly and will treat all allegations of academic integrity breaches seriously.

We use similarity detection software to detect potential instances of plagiarism or other forms of academic integrity breach. If such matches indicate evidence of plagiarism or other forms of academic integrity breaches, your teacher is required to report your work for further investigation.

Use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) and automated writing tools

You may only use generative AI and automated writing tools in assessment tasks if you are permitted to by your unit coordinator. If you do use these tools, you must acknowledge this in your work, either in a footnote or an acknowledgement section. The assessment instructions or unit outline will give guidance of the types of tools that are permitted and how the tools should be used.

Your final submitted work must be your own, original work. You must acknowledge any use of generative AI tools that have been used in the assessment, and any material that forms part of your submission must be appropriately referenced. For guidance on how to acknowledge the use of AI, please refer to the AI in Education Canvas site.

The unapproved use of these tools or unacknowledged use will be considered a breach of the Academic Integrity Policy and penalties may apply.

Studiosity is permitted unless otherwise indicated by the unit coordinator. The use of this service must be acknowledged in your submission as detailed on the Learning Hub’s Canvas page.

Outside assessment tasks, generative AI tools may be used to support your learning. The AI in Education Canvas site contains a number of productive ways that students are using AI to improve their learning.

## Learning support

### Simple extensions

If you encounter a problem submitting your work on time, you may be able to apply for an extension of five calendar days through a simple extension.  The application process will be different depending on the type of assessment and extensions cannot be granted for some assessment types like exams.

### Special consideration

If exceptional circumstances mean you can’t complete an assessment, you need consideration for a longer period of time, or if you have essential commitments which impact your performance in an assessment, you may be eligible for special consideration or special arrangements.

Special consideration applications will not be affected by a simple extension application.

### Using AI responsibly

Co-created with students, AI in Education includes lots of helpful examples of how students use generative AI tools to support their learning. It explains how generative AI works, the different tools available and how to use them responsibly and productively.

## Weekly schedule

WK Topic Learning activity Learning outcomes
Week 01 Introduction and fluid properties Lecture and tutorial (5 hr)
Week 02 Fluid statics Lecture and tutorial (5 hr)
Week 03 Fluid statics Lecture and tutorial (5 hr)
Week 04 Fluid statics Lecture and tutorial (5 hr)
Week 05 Fluid Statics Online class (5 hr)
Week 06 Fundamentals of fluid dynamics Online class (5 hr)
Week 07 Fundamentals of fluid dynamics Online class (5 hr)
Week 08 Applied fluid dynamics 1-dimensional analysis Online class (5 hr)
Week 09 Applied fluid dynamics 2-inviscid flows Online class (5 hr)
Week 10 Applied fluid dynamics 2-inviscid flows Online class (5 hr)
Week 11 Applied fluid dynamics 2-inviscid flows Online class (5 hr)
Week 12 Applied fluid dynamics 3-viscous flows Online class (5 hr)
Week 13 Revision Online class (5 hr)

### Attendance and class requirements

Lectures: All lectures will be recorded online and uploaded directly into weekly canvas sections as movie recordings-worked examples to be done via tablet. Engagement will be examined through weekly question submissions run through Canvas quiz platform.

Tutorials: All will be run on zoom and recorded-weekly submissions tested through Canvas assignments platform.

Lab Reports: Demonstrators have taken a video of the entire lab procedure and run through a typical experiment. This video will be made available on Canvas to students and zoom sessions will be arranged for students to interact with the demonstrator. Students will form into groups using the Canvas “groups” function, and will collaborate via zoom. Data will be shared with the students for analysis. The lab report requirements themselves remain unchanged.

### Study commitment

Typically, there is a minimum expectation of 1.5-2 hours of student effort per week per credit point for units of study offered over a full semester. For a 6 credit point unit, this equates to roughly 120-150 hours of student effort in total.

All readings for this unit can be accessed through the Library eReserve, available on Canvas.

• Philip J. Pritchard, Fox and McDonald`s Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. Wiley.

## Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes are what students know, understand and are able to do on completion of a unit of study. They are aligned with the University's graduate qualities and are assessed as part of the curriculum.

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.

The graduate qualities are the qualities and skills that all University of Sydney graduates must demonstrate on successful completion of an award course. As a future Sydney graduate, the set of qualities have been designed to equip you for the contemporary world.

 GQ1 Depth of disciplinary expertise Deep disciplinary expertise is the ability to integrate and rigorously apply knowledge, understanding and skills of a recognised discipline defined by scholarly activity, as well as familiarity with evolving practice of the discipline. GQ2 Critical thinking and problem solving Critical thinking and problem solving are the questioning of ideas, evidence and assumptions in order to propose and evaluate hypotheses or alternative arguments before formulating a conclusion or a solution to an identified problem. GQ3 Oral and written communication Effective communication, in both oral and written form, is the clear exchange of meaning in a manner that is appropriate to audience and context. GQ4 Information and digital literacy Information and digital literacy is the ability to locate, interpret, evaluate, manage, adapt, integrate, create and convey information using appropriate resources, tools and strategies. GQ5 Inventiveness Generating novel ideas and solutions. GQ6 Cultural competence Cultural Competence is the ability to actively, ethically, respectfully, and successfully engage across and between cultures. In the Australian context, this includes and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge systems, and a mature understanding of contemporary issues. GQ7 Interdisciplinary effectiveness Interdisciplinary effectiveness is the integration and synthesis of multiple viewpoints and practices, working effectively across disciplinary boundaries. GQ8 Integrated professional, ethical, and personal identity An integrated professional, ethical and personal identity is understanding the interaction between one’s personal and professional selves in an ethical context. GQ9 Influence Engaging others in a process, idea or vision.