SBS4121 Fluid Mechanics
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    QF Level: 4
    Credit Points: 3
    Year: 1
    Pre-requisite: Calculus; Engineering Physics
    Co-requisite: Nil
    Module Aim(s): The module aims to equip students with fundamental knowledge on fluid mechanics for further studies of hydraulics and hydrology, and to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills to enable them to handle problems related to fluid mechanics. The module focuses on developing students’ scientific reasoning and professional competency through handling real-life problems.
    Objectives: On completion of this Module, students are expected to be able to:
    1. solve hydrostatic and fluid flow kinematics problems for practical applications in hydraulics structures;
    2. identify different types of fluid flow and their characteristics for dealing with fluid mechanics problems; and
    3. perform dimensional analysis for problems in fluid mechanics.
    Assessment Methods: • Coursework (50%)
    • Examination (50%)
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    | Created: Jul 2016 | Update: 9 Aug 2016 |