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SOLID AND FLUID MECHANICS

CODE 90601
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 10 credits during the 1st year of 9263 CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (LM-23) GENOVA
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING )
MODULES This unit is composed by:

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at stating the basic principles of fluid mechanics and obtaining the equations which control the fluid motion. In addition, during the course simple problems of practical interest are formulated and solved.

TEACHING METHODS

The course will consist of lectures ( ~ 35 hours ) and exercises (~ 15 hours).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Continuum approach.
Properties of fluids.
Kinematics of fluids.
Stress tensor.
Cardinal equations of fluid motion.
Elements of thermodynamics.
Boundary conditions.
Constitutive laws.
Navier-Stokes equations.
Laminar flows.
Vorticity dynamics.
Flows at high Reynolds numbers.
Dynamics of inviscid fluids: Bernoulli's theorem.
Irrotational flows.
Conformal transformations.
Boundary layer: basic equations and physical interpretations.
Blasius boundary layer.
Turbulence: equations of the mean motion.
The problem of the closure of turbulent flows and Boussinesq approach.
Outline of the main turbulence models.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Lecture notes;
  • Marchi-Rubatta, Meccanica dei fluidi: principi e applicazioni, Utet, 1981;
  • Ghetti, Idraulica, Libreria Cortina, Padova, 1980.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTA SBURLATI (President)

PAOLO BLONDEAUX (President)

GIOVANNI BESIO

GIOVANNA VITTORI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course will consist of lectures ( ~ 35 hours ) and exercises (~ 15 hours).

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/01/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
25/01/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2018 08:30 GENOVA Orale
11/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
02/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale