Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME/AA507 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #1, due 01-23-12
Problem 1
Using indicial notation, show that the acceleration of a uid particle
can be written as:
Dv
Dt
=
v
t
+
1 2
2v
+v
Problem 2
A liquid jet impinges on a turbine
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME533 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #3, due 02-15-12
Problem 1
Suppose wind blowing over the surface of a large lake of uniform depth
d exerts a constant tangential stress ( ) on the water surface. Assuming
that the wind ha
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME/AA 507 Fluid Mechanics
Extra Practice Problems, posted 12/27/2016
Problem 1
To evaluate the terminal velocity of a water droplet in air (velocity at
which it falls under gravity at a steady rate) we measure the air
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME/AA 507 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #4, due 02-29-12
Problem 1
A liquid moves under steady state inside a cylindrical pail which rotates
around its symmetry axis with constant angular speed .
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Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME/AA 507 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #5, due 03-12-12
Problem 1
The velocity prole in the boundary layer over a at plate is approximated
by vx /U = sin(/2), where = y/ with y being the coordinate normal
to the plate and
Department of Mechanical Engineering
ME533 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #2, due 02-01-12
Problem 1
A liquid moves down an inclined plane under the eect of gravity. Assuming the ow is steady, incompressible and fully developed, and that
the thickness of the ui