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Unit information: Fluids 1 in 2014/15

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Unit name Fluids 1
Unit code AENG11101
Credit points 10
Level of study C/4
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 2 (weeks 13 - 24)
Unit director Dr. Jones
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Aerospace Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

An introduction to the fundamental behaviour of fluids and basic analysis techniques required by the engineers.

Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit the student will: • have gained a qualitative feel for the way fluids behave, particularly gases; • possess a knowledge of the continuity and momentum equations of fluid flow, and should be able to apply them to a variety of situations of interest to engineers; • have an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of mathematical models, and, the role of assumptions in modelling

Teaching Information

24 lectures 2 lab classes of 3 hours each

Assessment Information

80% Examination (2 hours) 20% lab classes (2 classes, 1 report)

Reading and References

As recommended by unit director