Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104004102FLUID MECHANICSCompulsory245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
to provide basic principles of fluid mechanics by introducing the application fields of fluids mechanics in engineering systems with its basic equations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Melih YILDIZ
Learning Outcomes
1being able to define the basic terms related to fluid mechanics
2being able to solve Fluid Statics problems
3being able to calculate a mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate, and a mean flow velocity in a flow field
4being able to categorize flows
5being able to analyze problem of flow in a duct
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
no prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Introduction and Basic Concepts
2Fluids and their properties
3Properties of Fluids
4Pressure and Fluid Statics
5Pressure and Fluid Statics ( Hydrostatic pressure distribution)
6Pressure and Fluid Statics ( Hydrostatic Forces acting on surfaces)
7Midterm Exam
8Differential Relations for a Control Volume (Continuity, Momentum, Energy Equations)
9Differential Relations for a Control Volume (Continuity, Momentum, Energy Equations)
10Dimensional Analysis and Similarity
11Bernoulli Equation and its applications
12Flow in a duct
13Flow in a duct
14Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
F.W,White, Fluid Mechanics, 4th Edition, Mc-Graw Hill, 2001 Y.A. Çengel ve J.M. Cımbala, ‘Akışkanlar Mekaniği Temelleri ve Uygulamaları (Editor:Tahsin Engin)’, Palme Yayınevi. M.M, Soğukoğlu, ‘Akışkanlar Mekaniği’, 2.Baskı, Fatih Ofset,İstanbul,1995.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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