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# AE1601 Fluid Mechanics for Architecture and Built Environment 7.5 credits

The course gives an introduction to basic principles and theories in fluid mechanics and heat and mass transfer in building components with computational applications on water and air flow

### For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

### Target group

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P1 (7.5 hp)

26 Aug 2024
27 Oct 2024

50%

Normal Daytime

Swedish

KTH Campus

### Number of places

Places are not limited

## Application

### For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

50093

## Contact

### For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

### Contact

Luigia Brandimarte

### Examiner

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### Course coordinator

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### Teachers

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AE1601 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

## Content and learning outcomes

### Course contents

Fluids: fundamental concepts

Fluid properties, Pressure, Surface tension, Viscosity.

Fluids at rest: Hydrostatics

Pascal law, Stevino law, Manometers, Force on submerged plane surface, Force on submerged curved surface.

Fluids in motion: Dynamics

The continuity equation, The Euler’s equation, The Bernoulli Equation, The momentum equation.

Fluids in conduits: Pressure flow

Laminar and turbulent flows in pipes, Reynolds number, Darcy-Weisbach equation, Moody chart (distributed head losses), Minor (local) head losses, Flow/machine energy exchange.

Fluids in rivers: open channel flow

Uniform flow, Non uniform flow, Specific energy, Flow regimes, Hydraulic jump, Water surface profiles.

Basic concepts in applied thermodynamics and refrigeration cycles include heat pumps.

Heat transfer for fluid flow in pipes/ducts and heat exchangers.

### Intended learning outcomes

Describe and explain fundamental concepts and phenomena within fluid mechanics and technical thermodynamics and derive some fundamental equations.

Solve problems regarding hydrostatics, steady flow in pipes and open channels, forces caused by fluids in motion.

Solve problems regarding applications of the energy equation include fluid machines and heat transfer of fluid flow.

## Literature and preparations

### Specific prerequisites

Active participation in the course SG1117 Engineering Mechanics

### Recommended prerequisites

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### Equipment

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### Literature

Introduktion to fluidmechanics, Fox and McDonald’s, Wiley, 8th edition

Tillämpad termodynamik Ingvar Ekroth, Eric Granryd. Studentlitteratur AB

Föreläsningsmaterial och övningar i strömningsmekanik kommer att tillhandahållas.

## Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

### Examination

• TEN1 - Examination, 3.8 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
• TEN2 - Examination, 2.2 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
• ÖVN1 - Exercises, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Allowable aids at examination:

Formulas in fluid mechanics will be provided.

Compendium in Applied Thermodynamics (In Swedish)

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### Other requirements for final grade

Approved written examination (TEN1; 3,8 cr and TEN2; 2,2 cr) and approved assignment and laboratory course (ÖVN1;5 cr)

### Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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### Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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### Ethical approach

• All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
• In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
• In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

## Further information

### Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Technology

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