Fluid Mechanics 1

  • Course level: All Levels


This Fluid Mechanics 1 class provides students with an introduction to principal concepts and methods of fluid mechanics. Topics covered in the course include pressure, hydrostatics, and buoyancy; open systems and control volume analysis; mass conservation and momentum conservation for moving fluids; viscous fluid flows, flow through pipes; dimensional analysis; boundary layers, and lift and drag on the object

Who this course is for:

  1. Aspiring engineers, inventors, hackers, and programmers that want to learn the math and science governing fluid behavior
  2. Beginner engineers
  3. Anyone that wants to brush up on fluid mechanics

What Will I Learn?

  • Discuss (qualitatively and quantitatively) various fluid mechanic phenomena
  • Analyze flow problems
  • Derive, smplify, and solve equations for fluid mass and momentum conservation

Topics for this course

18 Lessons

Fluid Mechanics I

Fundamental Concepts, Fluid Properties00:00:00
Pascal’s Law, Hydrostatic Pressure Variations, Manometry00:00:00
Forces on Submerged Surfaces I00:00:00
Forces on Submerged Surfaces II00:00:00
Buoyancy & the Bernoulli Equation00:00:00
Bernoulli Equation Examples00:00:00
Fluid Statics Examples00:00:00
Fluid Kinematics00:00:00
Reynolds Transport Theorem, Conservation of Mass, Kinematics Examples00:00:00
Continuity Equation, Bernoulli Equation, & Kinematics Examples00:00:00
Linear Momentum Equation and Bernoulli Equation Examples00:00:00
Linear Momentum Equation Examples00:00:00
Energy Equation and Kinematics Examples00:00:00
Energy Equation Examples, Differential Continuity Equation00:00:00
Navier-Stokes Equations, Conservation of Energy Examples00:00:00
Viscous Flow in Pipes, Laminar Pipe Flow Characteristics00:00:00
Laminar & Turbulent Pipe Flow, The Moody Diagram00:00:00
Minor Losses in Pipe Flow00:00:00
Fluid Mechanics 1
30 £

Enrolment validity: Lifetime


  • Understand multivariate concepts such as gradient, 2D/3D integrals, etc.
  • Comprehend high school level physics