Fluid Mechanics in Chemical Engineering
Video Lectures
Displaying all 31 video lectures.
I. Non-Newtonian Fluids & Surface Tension | |
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What is a Fluid? Introductory lecture presenting a discussion of the key properties that distinguish fluids from other states of matter, a brief review of thermodynamic properties relevant to fluid mechanics, and the continuum approximation. |
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Introduction to Fluid Viscosity Introduction to the concept of fluid viscosity and its definition in terms of the relationship between shear stress and deformation. |
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Surface Tension and its Length Scale Dependence Surface Tension, Part 1: Fundamental definition of surface tension and its length scale dependence. |
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The Young-Laplace Equation Surface Tension, Part 2: Origin of the Young-Laplace equation. |
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Flow, Deformation, Strain and Strain Rates Non-Newtonian Fluids, Part 1: Expressing flow and deformation in terms of strain and strain rates. |
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Non-Newtonian Behavior: Shear Thinning, Shear Thickening, Bingham Plastic Non-Newtonian Fluids, Part 2: Common types of non-Newtonian behavior (shear thinning, shear thickening, Bingham-plastic). Learn how to walk on water! |
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Power Law Model of Shear Thinning Behavior Non-Newtonian Fluids, Part 3: The power law model of shear thinning behavior. |
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Velocity Gradients and Rates of Deformation Non-Newtonian Fluids, Part 4: Relationship between velocity gradients and rates of deformation. |
II. Conservation of Mass | |
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Introduction to Conservation of Mass Conservation of Mass, Part 1: Introduction to conservation of mass and description of mass flow through a surface. |
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Differential Form of the Conservation of Mass Conservation of Mass, Part 2: Differential form of the conservation of mass. |
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Differential Form of the Conservation of Mass II Conservation of Mass, Part 3: Differential form of the conservation of mass. |
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Integral Form of the Conservation of Mass Conservation of Mass, Part 4: Integral form of the conservation of mass. |
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Integral Form of the Conservation of Mass II Conservation of Mass, Part 5: Integral form of the conservation of mass, definition of average velocity. |
III. Coordinate Transformations | |
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Transformation between Cartesian and Cylindrical Coordinates Coordinate Transformations, Part 1: Introduction to transformation between Cartesian and cylindrical coordinates. |
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Velocity Vectors in Cartesian and Cylindrical Coordinates Coordinate Transformations, Part 2: Transforming velocity vectors between cartesian and cylindrical coordinates. |
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Continuity Equation in Cartesian and Cylindrical Coordinates Coordinate Transformations, Part 3: Transforming the continuity equation from cartesian to cylindrical coordinates. |
IV. Conservation of Momentum | |
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Introduction to Conservation of Momentum Conservation of Momentum, Part 1: Introduction to conservation of momentum and stress tensor notation. |
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Sum of Forces on a Fluid Element Conservation of Momentum, Part 2: Expressing the sum of the forces on a fluid element. |
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Expression of Inflow and Outflow of Momentum Conservation of Momentum, Part 3: Expressing inflow and outflow of momentum. |
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Cauchy Momentum Equations and the Navier-Stokes Equations Conservation of Momentum, Part 4: Putting everything together to obtain the Cauchy momentum equations, and the Navier-Stokes equations. |
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Non-dimensionalization of the Navier-Stokes Equations & The Reynolds Number Conservation of Momentum, Part 5: Non-dimensionalization of the Navier-Stokes Equations. Origin and significance of the Reynolds number. |
V. Applying the Navier-Stokes Equations | |
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Solving Problems Using the Navier-Stokes Equations Applying the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 1: General procedure to solve problems using the Navier-Stokes equations. Application to analysis of flow through a pipe. |
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Conservation of Mass and Momentum: Analysis of Flow Through a Pipe Applying the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 2: Simplifying conservation of mass and momentum for analysis of flow through a pipe. |
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Pressure Gradient Term in Pipe Flow Applying the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 3: How to handle the pressure gradient term in pipe flow. |
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Velocity Profile and Volume Flow Rate in Pipe Flow Applying the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 4: Solving for the velocity profile and volume flow rate in pipe flow. |
VI. Conservation of Energy | |
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Introduction to Conservation of Energy & Bernoulli's Equation Conservation of Energy, Part 1: Introduction to conservation of energy, foundation for Bernoulli's equation. |
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Obtaining Bernoulli's Equation from Conservation of Energy Conservation of Energy, Part 2: Applying conservation of energy to obtain Bernoulli's equation. |
VII. Losses & Friction Factors | |
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Kinetic Energy Correction Factor for Bernoulli's Equation Losses & Friction Factors, Part 1: Kinetic energy correction factor for Bernoulli's equation. |
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Viscous Loss Correction for Bernoulli's Equation in Pipe Flow Losses & Friction Factors, Part 2: Obtaining a viscous loss correction for Bernoulli's equation in pipe flow by application of a macroscopic momentum balance. |
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Macroscopic Momentum Balance to Obtain a Viscous Loss Correction for Bernoulli's Equation in Pipe Flow Losses & Friction Factors, Part 3: Continuation of macroscopic momentum balance to obtain a viscous loss correction for Bernoulli's equation in pipe flow. |
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Friction Factors Expressing the Viscous Loss Correction for Bernoulli's Equation in Pipe Flow Losses & Friction Factors, Part 4: Definition of friction factors expressing the viscous loss correction for Bernoulli's equation in pipe flow. |