Fluid Mechanics 1
TeachersKOROYASU, SadatoshiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 2 1st semest [Department of Mechanical and Precision System, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategoryBasic Major Subjects
Elective, CreditsRequisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number1B201

Course Description

The studies of hydrostatics and basics of inviscid flow.Group discussion is allowed when report is prepared at every exercise.In this lesson, we mainly acquire knowledge about DP1.

Course Objectives

The study of phenomena of fluid flow as a basis for mechanical engineer.

Grading Policy

A total of 60% or more from the result of the exercise in every lecture and the total exercise is regarded as passing.
Reports on exercises from every lecture (80%), general exercises (20%)

Textbook and Reference



We will apply the contents of previous lectures often, please read and review essential points in the notes (30 minutes). Preparation for each lesson : Contents and amount of preparation will be advised in writing, etc. at the end of the last lesson.


nothing special.


1Outline of fluid dynamics 1
2Fluid properties, units and dimensions
3Static fluid dynamics (pressure)
4Static fluid dynamics (principle of manometer)
5Laminar flow and turbulence flow
6Continuous equation and Bernoulli's equation
7Application of Bernoulli's theorem (Toricelli's theorem and Pitot tube)
8Application of Bernoulli's theorem (Orifice and Venturi tube)
9Application of Bernoulli's theorem (flow over weir and rotameter)
10Basic law of Conservation of momentum
11Application of conservation of momentum (abrupt expansion pipe)
12Pressure loss of pipe system
13Basic of energy balance in pipe system
14Application of energy balance in pipe system (required power of pump)
15Total exercises and summary