3.2 Air ﬂows steadily along a streamline from point (1) to point (2)
l with negligible viscous effects. The following conditions are mea-
sured: At point (1) z, = 2 m and p1 = O kPa; at point (2) :52 = 10
m, p; = 20 N/mz, and V2 = 0. Determine the velocit

Contents
1
INTRODUCTION
1
Learning Objectives
1.1 Some Characteristics of Fluids
1.2 Dimensions, Dimensional
Homogeneity, and Units
1.2.1 Systems of Units
1.3 Analysis of Fluid Behavior
1.4 Measures of Fluid Mass and Weight
1.4.1 Density
1.4.2 Specific We

Contents
1 Introduction
1
Learning Objectives 1
1.1 Some Characteristics of Fluids 3
1.2 Dimensions, Dimensional
Homogeneity, and Units 4
1.2.1 Systems of Units 7
1.3 Analysis of Fluid Behavior 11
1.4 Measures of Fluid Mass and Weight 11
1.4.1 Density 11

ME335A Exam 1 (10/15/2015) A
Name:_ Lab:_
Problem 1 (5 points)
The volume rate of flow, Q, through a pipe of 2 ft length containing a slowly moving liquid is given by
the equation
R 4 p
Q=
16
where R is the pipe radius, p is the pressure drop along the

7.1] At a sudden contraction in a pipe the l
diameter changes from D1 to D2. The pressure
drop, Ap, which develops across the contraction ;
is a function of D, andV’Dz, as well as the velocity;
V, in the larger pipe, and the ﬂuid density, p, and
_ viscos

52“ (A 2 L1" tn:
7.4-3 When a ﬂuid ﬂows slowly past a vertical plate of
height h and width b (see Fig. P143). pressure develops on the
face of the plate. Assume that the pressure. p, at the midpoint
of the plate is a function of plate height and width, th

l.l4~ According to information found in an old hydraulics
book, the energy loss per unit weight of ﬂuid ﬂowing through
a nozzle connected to a hose can be estimated by the formula
I: (0.04 to 0.09)(D/c1)4v2,/2g
(\/
where h is the energy loss per unit weig

Fall 2015
M E 335 A
ME 335 A: Fluid Flow Fall 2015 Syllabus
Course Description: (3-2) Cr. 4
Incompressible and compressible fluid flow fundamentals. Dimensional analysis and
similitude. Internal and external flow applications. Lab experiments emphasizing

ME335B Exam 1 (02/20/2015) A
Name:_
Problem 1 (5 points)
Given the equation p = C1(V 3/D) + C2(A0/A1 1)2V 2, where p is the pressure difference, V is the
velocity, is the viscosity (FL2T), is the density (ML3), D is the diameter, A0 and A1 are the areas.

ME335B Exam 2 (05/04/2015)
Problem 1 (6 points)
Water is to be pumped from the large tank shown in the figure
with an exit velocity of 6 m/s. It was determined that the original
pump (pump 1) that supplies 1 kW of power to the water did not
produce the de

Appendix: Estimate of the Experimental Error (Error
Calculation or Error Analysis)
As important as reporting a measured value is the determination of the uncertainty of that value.
Uncertainty establishes a bound in which the reported value is allowed to

1.1 The force, F, of the wind blowing against a building is given by
F = CDpV2 A/Z, where Vis the wind speed, p the density of the air,
A the cross-sectional ma of the building, and CD is a constant termed
the drag coefﬁcient. Determine the dimensions of

1.48
1. 6‘8 A tire having a volume of 3 ft-1 cohtains
air at a gage pressure of 26 psi and a temperature
of 70 °F. Determine the density of the air‘ and the
weight of the air contained in the tire.
A” 5-26 541 r 14.7 44' Mia}
/°= :7- = -
(17m ﬂaw/e [(70

2.5?
Carbon tetrachloride
2.51!- An inverted U-tube manometer con-
taining oil (50‘ = 08) is located between two
reservoirs as shown in Fig. P2.-5'y‘. The reservoir
on the left. which contains carbon tetrachloride.
is closed and presstrrized to 8 psi. The

Water and
alcoho} mix
ﬂ
$.15 Water at 0.1 31% and alcohol (SGROB) at 0.3 111% are mixed
in a y—duct as shown in Fig. 5.15. What is the average density of the
mixture of aicohol and water? - '
Water
Q 3 0.1 m3/s
Alcohol (SG = 0.8}
Q 2 0.3 mars
ﬁﬁFﬁURE $§

5,105, I
5.40sz water siphon having a constant inside diameter of 3 in.
is arranged as shown in Fig. P5.§G$.If the friction loss between
A and B is 0.8V2/2, where Vis she Vekocity of ﬂow in the siphon,
determine the ﬂowrate invoived.
FIGURE PSJUS
7é dea

3.‘H Water (assumed frictionless andincompressible)ﬂows '
steadily from a large tank and exits through a vertical, constant
diameter pipe as shown in Fig.; P3.‘H.The air in the tank is
pressurized to 50 kN/mz. Determine (a) the height, h, to which
the wat