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06-85-233 (Fluid Mechanics I)

Course Syllabus
Faculty of Engineering
Semester Fall 2016

Please note: This syllabus will be reviewed during first class and subsequently posted in Blackboard

Instructor information
Name: Dr. David S-K. Ting, PhD, PEng
Office: CEI 2144 (MAME)
Office Hours: 2:30-3:30 pm Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 am Friday; open door / walk in otherwise
Office Phone Number: 519-253-3000 x 2599
Email: (avoid email, please see Dr. Ting in person)

Graduate Assistant (GA) information

*Name **Office Hour Meeting Room Email
Fahad Ameen 1:00-2:00 pm Thurs CEI 2184 ameen
Chris Peirone 8:30-9:30 am Mon CEI 2185 peironec
Milad Rezamand 8:30-9:30 am Wed CEI 2184 rezaman
Navjot Sandhu 10:30-11:30 am Tues CEI 2185 sandh12p
Hao Wu 4:00-5:00 pm Wed CEI 2184 wu15f
Zhenyi Yang 8:30-9:30 am Tues CEI 2184 yang144

*Please see Zhenyi Yang for Bernoulli Lab, Chris Peirone for Jet Impact Lab, and Navjot Sandhu for
Pipe Lab. Please see Fahad Ameen and/or Milad Rezamand concerning tutorials/assignments. Hao Wu
is the head GA.

**You can also make an appointment to see the GA outside of these hours; but do note that they only
have one hour per week for this.

Class and lab information

o Location: 1101 CEI
o Time: 11:30 12:50 pm, MW for Sec 01; 10:00 11:20 am MW for Sec 02
Lab or tutorial :
o Location: 1101 CEI for Tutorial; see Lab Schedule for Lab Locations
o Time: 1:30 2:20 pm Monday for Sec 51; 1:30 2:20 pm Wednesday for Sec 52

Estimated division of Learning hours:

o hands-on labs and activities: 20%
o lecture: 50%
o individual work: 20%
o class discussion: 10%
Lecture: 3 hours/week
Laboratory or tutorial: 1 hour/week
Credit weight: 3.5

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Course format: face-to-face

o 85-120

Course Description
From the current University of Windsor Undergraduate Calendar or Graduate Calendar:
Fluid properties and basic concepts, fluid statics, equations of motion, one dimensional flows,
flows in pipes in series, parallel and networks, dimensional analysis and similitude. (3 lecture
hours, 1 tutorial hour a week.) (Prerequisite: 85-120 {Engineering Thermofluids})

Course CLEW site
Primary text
o Munson, Young & Okiishis Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics by P.M. Gerhart, A.L.
Gerhart, J.I. Hochstein, 8th ed. Wiley, 2016. Copies of the cheaper softcover B/W version
is available at U of W bookstore. While not desirable, earlier editions, or other legal Fluid
Mechanics textbook may be used in place of the above specified text. However, the
user, NOT the instructor, is responsible for all discrepancies and textbook related
Additional resources
o Technical Assistance, Mr. Andy Jenner (CEI 1146A, ext 2628,
Web resources
o Keywords: Safety
o Organizations: WHIMIS

The Implied Contract

The instructor will strive to
establish an educational environment conducive to learning,
provide quality instruction, and
provide differentiating assessment, i.e., not every student deserves an A.
You, as a student in this class, will strive to
prepare for class,
attend class and engage in your instruction,
complete the assigned work, and
prepare for the tests.

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Approximate Course Schedule


Textbook Chapter
Date Subject, activity, assignment, etc.
or Readings

1 Sep 12, 14 Introduction Chap 1

2 Sep 19, 21 Fluid Statics Chap 2
Assignment 1
3 Sep 26, 28 Elementary Fluid Dynamics -- Bernoulli Equation Chap 3
Assignment 2 / Lab
4 Oct 3, 5 continue / catch up
Assignment 3 / Lab
5 Oct 10, 12 Study Week
6 Oct 17, 19 Test 1 in CEI 1101 during Monday Lecture
7 Oct 24, 26 Fluid Kinematics Chap 4
Assignment 4 / Lab
8 31, Nov 2 continue / catch up
Assignment 5 / Lab
9 Nov 7, 9 Control Volume Analysis Chap 5
Assignment 6 / Lab
10 Nov 14, 16 Test 2 in CEI 1101 during Monday Lecture
11 Nov 21, 23 Dimensional Analysis & Similitude Chap 7
Assignment 7 / Lab
12 Nov 28, 30 Viscous Flow in Pipes Chap 8
13 Dec 5, 7 continue / catch up
Final Exam: 7:00-9:30 PM, Saturday, December 17, 2016.

Important Dates
Sept 21, 2016 The last date to ADD a course or change sections is two weeks after
the start of classes.
Sep 28 The last date to submit any religious accommodation forms (for
labs, midterm examination, etc.) to the course instructor. Within the
first 3 weeks.
Oct 5 The last date to submit any final examination accommodation
forms to the Office of the Registrar. End of 4th week.
Oct 17 & Nov 14 Two Tests. 90-minute, open textbook (you can bring a legal copy of
a Fluid Mechanics textbook; no photocopy; no other books; no loose
pages; no post-it/sticky-note), written test. You are encouraged to
write within the pages of the book. The instructional copies of the
text are NOT available for any student to borrow.
Nov 16 Last date to voluntarily drop (VW) from the course, using the
Faculty of Engineering add/drop form. By the 9th week.
December 17 Final examination. 150-minute, open textbook (you can bring a legal
copy of a Fluid Mechanics textbook; no photocopy; no other books;
no loose pages; no post-it/sticky-note), written test. You are
encouraged to write within the pages of the book. The instructional

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copies of the text are NOT available for any student to borrow.

Learning Outcomes
In this course, students will

Numbe Learning Outcome Outcome Code
r (i.e., 1a)
A Knowledge base for engineering
Students will demonstrate: 1b
an understanding of the physics and basic equations underlying the
kinematics and dynamics of Newtonian fluids.
1 an understanding of the relation between pressure and velocity in a
flow as expressed by Bernoulli's equation.
an understanding of conservation laws for mass, momentum and
an ability to apply dimensional analysis to fluid mechanics.
Problem analysis
Students will demonstrate an ability to use appropriate knowledge and
skills to:
perform control volume analysis of fluid motion.
calculate static forces on bodies submerged within a fluid.
relate control volume conservation principles to differential equations
for fluid motion and apply the appropriate boundary conditions.
demonstrate that they can apply and combine the appropriate
principles referred to in Learning Outcome 1 to the solution of
2 problems.

This includes:
Recognizing the mathematical, engineering and other relevant 2a
knowledge that applied to a given problem.
Reframing complex problems into interconnected sub-problems. 2b
Formulating models in engineering terms.
Executing a solution process for an engineering solution.

Students will define a problem for purposes of investigation. 3a
Students will demonstrate an ability to describe the methods involved in 3b
conducting experiments and conduct the experiments.
3 Students will analyse and interpret the data, and reach valid conclusions. 3c
They should be able to verify the validity of the measurements by
referring to the appropriate standards to ensure that valid measurement
conditions existed through the experiments.
4 Use of Engineering Tools
An ability to create, select, apply, adapt, and extend appropriate 5a
techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to a range of
engineering activities, from simple to complex, with an understanding of
the associated limitations.
Employ both analytical and computer-aided methods to determine and 5c

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quantify sources of error in experimental measurements

Team Work
5 Students will work in groups during the laboratory portion of the course. 6c

Evaluation Methods
The course grade will be evaluated as follows:

% of Final
Method of Evaluation Due Dates* Related Learning Outcomes
Lab reports At the end of the lab
10 3, 5

2 Open-Book Tests** 60 (30 each) Oct 17 & Nov 14 1, 2, 4

Open-Book Final
30 Dec 17 1, 2, 4
* According to Bylaw 51, Section 1.1.2 and 1.1.3 respectively,$FILE/Bylaw

Two to three hour examination slots will normally be scheduled in the formal final examination periods in each semester for all courses which terminate in that semester. All final testing
procedures (written test, oral interview, essay, take home test, etc.) shall take place (or fall due, as the case may be) during the two to three-hour final examination slot so scheduled. The
actual duration of testing procedures during the scheduled final examination slot may be less than the scheduled time, at the discretion of the individual instructor (Bylaw 51, Section 1.1.2).
The last seven calendar days prior to, and including, the last day of classes in each period of instruction of twelve (or greater) weeks in duration must be free from any procedures for
which a mark will be assigned, including the submission of assignments such as essays, term papers, and take home examinations. Courses that are presented by a specialized teaching
method, where the testing procedures are an integral part of the instructional process, shall be exempt from this regulation subject to approval of the Dean of the Faculty in which the course
is given (Bylaw 51, Section 1.1.3).

**Students are allowed to bring their own legal copy of a Fluid Mechanics textbook, especially the
specified text. No photocopy; no other books; no loose pages; no post-it/sticky-note. Students are
encouraged to write notes within the pages of their textbook.

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Grades for the course will be consistent with the following table, per the
University of Windsor Policy M5: Marks/Grade Descriptors$FILE/Policy%20M5%20-%20Marks-Grade%20Descriptors.pdf

Undergraduate Course:
Letter A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F
90- 85- 80- 77- 73- 70- 67- 63- 60- 57- 53- 50- 0-
10 89. 84. 79. 76. 72. 69. 66. 62. 59. 56. 52. 49.
0 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
*To give students the benefits of marking uncertainties, 3% division bins; 100-97-94-91-88-64-61-
5855-52-49 will be used to inflate marks to the upper limit of the bin. For example, 98% becomes
100%, 80% becomes 82%, 59% becomes 61%.

Assessment Considerations

Late or missed assignments, reports, or projects

o Late submissions will be deducted 10% per school day up to 5 school days (after which
they will receive 0 marks).

Make-up Tests
o For a test missed for medical or similar reason, acceptable documentation must be
provided to the Associate Dean of Engineering asap. When and only when the reason is
acceptable to the Associate Dean, the term weight may be transferred to the Final Exam.

o Approved calculator: TI30X IIS, TI30X IIB, or simpler/ similar.

Other Electronic Devices Aside from Calculators

Electronic devices aside from calculators are NOT permitted during tests/exams.
Other electronic devices aside from calculators are permitted during tests/exams.
Acceptable electronic devices include: ___________

Acceptable Use of Technology During Class

The use of technology during lectures and tutorials is limited to resources associated with this
course, such as lecture notes and property data information. Social media and general web
surfing are never acceptable uses of technology during class; additionally, you distract the
students around you. If a situation arises where you need to communicate by e-mail or cell
phone, please respect your fellow students and leave the classroom to attend to the matter.
You may return to class when the matter is resolved.

The Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET)

The SET will be administered in the course during the last two weeks of the semester.

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Exams and fire alarms

Pulling a fire alarm (e.g. during an exam) is a serious offence. The Criminal Code of Canada
dictates that initiating a false alarm is a criminal offence. Such an offence could result in a
criminal record, a large fine, as well as disciplinary action under the University of Windsor Bylaw
31 where serious consequences would be likely (see Appendices for student misconduct).

Note that this sort of offence will affect your eligibility for the Iron Ring; additionally, a criminal
record may preclude you from becoming a registered professional engineer. If you are
considering pulling a fire alarm as a way to avoid a test, you are advised instead to own up to
your poor preparation, take the F on the test, and ask yourself whether you have the dedication
to become an engineer.

1In case of a fire alarm or similar disruption, the mark will be factored with respect to the
percentage of time that the test/exam has proceeded over the allocated time, provided that time
percentage > 15%; otherwise, the weight may be transferred to the other exams/tests or a
make-up exam.

General Class Expectations

Attendance and punctuality

Attendance in classes and labs is critical to student success; students should seize the
opportunity to share and discuss information in labs, tutorials, and classes. The course is
designed to move swiftly and efficiently. If a student is going to miss a class or lab, s/he should
inform the instructor and GA before missing the class or lab.

Students are encouraged to utilize office hours to ask questions. Avoid emails. Only emails sent
from a uwindsor email address will be read. Emails should be sent with courtesy; they should
include an informative subject line, a salutation (e.g., Hello Dr. Name), a body, and a closing
(e.g., Best regards, Name).

Group work
Groups are encouraged to develop ground rules, identify roles and responsibilities, set
timelines, and set standards of communication for the group.

Academic Integrity
All incidents of academic dishonesty will be documented with the Associate Dean of
Engineering Academic. University procedures will be followed. Such incidents may include,
but are not limited to: submission of assignments other than your own, receiving or sharing prior
knowledge of test questions, sharing or receiving information during a test by any means
(including electronic), possession of any electronic device (including cell phones) during a test
except for an approved calculator, sharing or receiving knowledge of a test with students who
have not yet written the test, sharing a calculator or formula sheet during the test, using a
solutions manual to prepare submitted assignments.

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Per the University of Windsor Bylaw 31: Student Affairs and Integrity$FILE/Bylaw%2031%20-%20Student%20Affairs

Plagiarism: the act of copying, reproducing or paraphrasing portions of someone elses

published or unpublished material (from any source, including the internet), without proper
acknowledgement. Plagiarism applies to all intellectual endeavours: creation and presentation
of music, drawings, designs, dance, photography and other artistic and technical works. In the
case of oral presentations, the use of material that is not ones own, without proper
acknowledgment or attribution, constitutes plagiarism and, hence, academic dishonesty.
(Students have the responsibility to learn and use the conventions of documentation as
accepted in their area of study.)
For more information on academic integrity and student misconduct please see the appendices.

Supplemental Privileges
A supplemental examination is NOT allowed in this course.
A supplemental examination is allowed in this course.
The final grade for the supplemental evaluation will include the students term work
According to the University of Windsor Undergraduate Calendar,!OpenDocument

The Academic Standing Committee may grant a supplemental evaluation privilege for a failed
course provided that the student:

(1) has failed only one course in the evaluation period; and
(b) has a grade below 50%; and
(c) has a cumulative average of 60% or better.

If a supplemental evaluation privilege is granted and the student decides to exercise this
privilege, the student must register for the supplemental and pay the appropriate fee. Once a
student has registered for a supplemental evaluation and the required evaluation method has
been prescribed, the evaluation will occur at the time and place prescribed by the Faculty of
Engineering. Failure to write after registering for the supplemental evaluation will result in a
grade of F being assigned. Both the resulting grade and the original grade will be shown on the
students transcript and will be included in the determination of the students cumulative

Engineers Canada, Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) Criteria

What are the CEAB Graduate Attributes Criteria? This information, including the CEAB Graduate Attribute
Criteria descriptions, is taken from

The criteria are intended to provide a broad basis for identifying acceptable undergraduate engineering
programs, to prevent over-specialization in curricula, to provide sufficient freedom to accommodate
innovation in education, to allow adaptation to different regional factors, and to permit the expression of

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the institutions individual qualities, ideals, and educational objectives. They are intended to support the
continuous improvement of the quality of engineering education.

This course will develop the following CEAB Graduate Attributes Criteria via Learning Outcomes:
CEAB Graduate Attributes Criteria Learning
1. A knowledge base for engineering
Demonstrated competence in University level mathematics, natural sciences, engineering
fundamentals, and specialized engineering knowledge appropriate to the program.

2. Problem analysis
An ability to use appropriate knowledge and skills to identify, formulate, analyze, and solve
complex engineering problems in order to reach substantiated conclusions.

3. Investigation
An ability to conduct investigations of complex problems by methods that include appropriate X
experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information in order to reach
valid conclusions.

4. Design
An ability to design solutions for complex, open-ended engineering problems and to design
systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate attention to
health and safety risks, applicable standards, economic, environmental, cultural and societal

5. Use of engineering tools

An ability to create, select, apply, adapt, and extend appropriate techniques, resources, and X
modern engineering tools to a range of engineering activities, from simple to complex, with an
understanding of the associated limitations.

6. Individual and team work

An ability to work effectively as a member and leader in teams, preferably in a multi-disciplinary

7. Communication skills
An ability to communicate complex engineering concepts within the profession and with society
at large. Such abilities include reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the ability to
comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, and to give and effectively
respond to clear instructions.

8. Professionalism
An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the professional engineer in society,
especially the primary role of protection of the public and the public interest.

9. Impact of engineering on society and the environment

An ability to analyse social and environmental aspects of engineering activities. Such abilities
include an understanding of the interactions that engineering has with the economic, social,
health, safety, legal, and cultural aspects of society; the uncertainties in the prediction of such

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interactions; and the concepts of sustainable design and development and environmental

10. Ethics and equity

An ability to apply professional ethics, accountability, and equity.

11. Economics and project management

An ability to appropriately incorporate economics and business practices including project, risk
and change management into the practice of engineering, and to understand their limitations.

12. Life-long learning

An ability to identify and to address their own educational needs in a changing world, sufficiently
to maintain their competence and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

CEAB Hours
Accreditation Units
Subject Areas One hour of lecture (corresponding to 50 minutes of activity) = 1AU
One hour of laboratory or scheduled tutorial = 0.5 AU
Natural Sciences 25%
Engineering Science 75%
Engineering Design
Complementary Studies

Will there be a laboratory experience and safety procedures instruction? Yes No

Services Available to Students at the University of Windsor

Students are encouraged to discuss any disabilities, including questions and concerns regarding
disabilities, with the course instructor. Lets plan a comfortable and productive learning experience for
everyone. The following services are also available to students:

Student disability services:

Skills to enhance personal success (S.T.E.P.S):
Student counseling centre:
Academic advising centre:

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