Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001002182008FLUID MECHANICSCompulsory243
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand and recognize the behavior and the nature of fluids. To translate the knowledge of fluid mechanics to fisheries applications. To plan a project, design pumping system and pools used in aquaculture To measure flow rate in open channels and water pipes. To formulate physics laws related to fluid mechanics for fishing gears.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hakan Kaykaç, Assoc.Prof.Dr. F.Ozan Düzbastılar,
Learning Outcomes
1Student will be able to establish a relationship between fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and the aquatic environment.
2Student will be able to plan a project by using basic physics laws of physics in fisheries.
3Student will be able to understand and interpret relationships between fishing technology and laws of fluid mechanics.
4Student will be able to debate with other engineers in different disciplines.
5Student will be able to use knowledge to measure water velocity and flow rate in sea and inland waters, plan and set up pumping systems.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The Nature of Fluids, Viscosity of Fluids, Pressure Measurement, Forces on Submerged Plane and Curved Areas, Buoyancy and Stability, Flow Fluids and Bernoulli’s Equation, General Energy Equation, Reynolds Number, Laminar and Turbulent Flows, Flow Measurement, Pumps and Pipes, Drag and Lift
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Nature of Fluids
2Viscosity of Fluids
3Pressure Measurement-1
4Pressure Measurement-2
5Forces on Submerged Plane and Curved Areas
6Midterm
7Buoyancy and Stability
8Flow Fluids and Bernoulli’s Equation-1
9Flow Fluids and Bernoulli’s Equation-2
10General Energy Equation
11Reynolds Number, Laminar and Turbulent Flows
12Flow Measurement-1
13Flow Measurement-2
14Pumps and Pipes
15Drag and Lift
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ertuğrul, N., “Akışkanlar Mekaniği Çözümlü Problemleri, Bölüm 1”, 3.baskı, D.E.Ü. Müh. Fak. Basım Ün.., (1998) Güney, Ş. G., “ Çözümlü Örneklerle Akışkanlar Mekaniği”, 3.baskı, D.E.Ü. Müh. Fak. Basım Ün.., (1998) Ilgaz, C., Karahan, M. E., Bulu, A., “Akışkanlar Mekaniği ve Hidrolik Problemleri”, Çağlayan Kitabevi., (2000) Uz, E., Akdeniz, C., “Açık Kanallarda ve Kapalı Borularda Debi (Verdi) Ölçme Yöntemleri”, E.Ü. Su Ürünleri Fak., (1986) Young, D.F., Munson, B.R., Okiishi, T.H., “ A Brief Introduction to Fluid Mechanics”, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., USA (1997)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial717
Problem Solving616
Discussion616
Question-Answer313
Team/Group Work224
Individual Study for Homework Problems2816
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Homework155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)97
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO155 4 443   4 
LO255 4 533   3 
LO355 5 555   5 
LO434 4 555   5 
LO555 5 555   5 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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