1.060 Engineering Mechanics II
Mechanics principles for incompressible fluids and their interactions with solid materials. Review of hydrostatics. Conservation of mass, momentum and energy in fluid mechanics. Flow nets, velocity distributions in laminar and turbulent flows, groundwater flows. Momentum and energy principles in hydraulics, with emphasis on open channel flow and hydraulic structures. Drag and lift forces. Analysis of pipe systems, pumps and turbines. Gradually varied flow in open channels, significance of the Froude number, backwater curves. Application of principles through open-ended studio exercises. Engineering Mechanics I is not required for this subject.
This class has 18.03 as a prerequisite.
1.060 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. Ghisalberti.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 48-316.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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