Fluid Mechanics  Incompressible Flow
Applications of Mechanical Energy Equation, Piping & Fittings, Pumps & More
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Course Description:
This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of mass balance principles, equations, and applications in various fields, including chemical engineering, environmental science, and process control.
Students will learn how to analyze, model, and solve problems related to the conservation of mass in a wide range of systems, from chemical reactors to environmental pollution control.
The course combines theoretical concepts with practical applications to equip students with valuable skills in problemsolving and decisionmaking.
What You Will Learn:By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 Understand the fundamental principles of mass balance and conservation of mass.
 Apply mass balance equations to analyze and solve problems in various systems, including singlephase and multiplephase systems.
 Differentiate between singleunit and multipleunit mass balances, and apply them to realworld scenarios.
 Explore mass balance in the context of physical processes, chemical reactions, and complex systems.
 Analyze steadystate and unsteadystate processes, considering transient and equilibrium conditions for mass balance calculations.
 Recognize the relevance of mass balance in industrial, environmental, and scientific contexts, with an emphasis on realworld applications and case studies.
 Explore mass balance applications in various industries, such as petrochemical, food processing, and pharmaceuticals, through case studies and realworld examples.
Recommended Audience:
This course is suitable for both: Students & Professionals. From Undergraduate and Graduate engineering students, environmental science majors, all the way to Professionals in engineering, environmental, and technical fields.
Assessment:
The course will be assessed through quizzes.
Prerequisites:
Basic Knowledge of Mathemathics, Physics and Chemistry.
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Course Curriculum

PreviewWhat is Mechanical Energy? (1:37)

StartThe Mechanical Energy Equation  Applications to Piping Systems, Pumps & More! (5:31)

StartMore on the Mechanical Energy Equation: Systems, Surroundings, etc... (14:24)

StartImportant Notes Regarding the Mechanical Energy Equation (20:58)

StartKinetic Energy in MEE (2:55)

StartMore on the Kinetic Energy (7:50)

StartPotential Energy & The M.E.E. (3:31)

StartMore on Potential Energy in the MEE (4:30)

StartPressure Head, Pressure Loss & Work & The M.E.E. (1:16)

PreviewMore on Pressure, Pressure Head and Relating to Energy (5:21)

StartIntroduction to Inlet & Outlet Work (3:18)

StartInlet and Outlet Work (Input vs. Output) (9:17)

StartA Brief Introduction to Friction Losses (2:30)

StartFriction Loss  It's Nature, Type of frictions, Theoretical Concept (9:18)

StartFriciton Loss Exercise (7:07)

StartRead this FIRST! Check out other courses on pumping, piping, fittings, valves (1:30)

StartApplication of M.E.E. to Gases... Foot for thought (2:40)

StartClosure to Section 1 (1:29)

StartEvaluation Section 1 (Part 1)

StartIntroduction of Applications of the MEE to Incompressible Flow (2:18)

StartApplying the Mechanical Energy Equation  Important Notes (4:22)

PreviewBernoulli's Law: Theory + Exercises (9:42)

StartTorricelli's Law  Theory & Exercises (7:20)

StartEx. 0  Emptying a Tank  Torricelli's Law (8:35)

StartEx.1 Time Calculations for Tank Depletion  Torricelli's Law (7:09)

StartEx.2 Velocity of a Jet Stream while Emptying a Tank  Torricelli's Law (4:48)

StartEx.3 Maximum Height for a Jet Stream  Torricelli's Law (2:57)

StartEx.4 Height Calculation for a Pressurized Stream  Torricelli's Law (5:17)

StartNotes on Torricell's Law (0:40)

StartEx.5 Pipe Reduction Effecst  Bernoulli's Law (10:27)

StartEx.6 Applying Bernoulli's Principle to a Cone  Bernoulli's Law (4:36)

StartEx.7 Pressure Drop in Pipeline Expansion  Bernoulli's Law (5:09)

StartEx.8 Emptying a Pressurized Tank  Bernoulli's Law (4:12)

StartEx.9 Emptying a Depressurized (Vacuum) Tank  Bernoulli's Law (4:40)

StartEx.10 Changes in Pressure and Velocity in a Pipeline  Bernoulli's Law (4:27)

StartEx.11 Pressure Drop due to changes in Velocity  Bernoulli's Law (3:59)

StartNotes on Bernoulli's Law (0:48)

StartA Brief Introduction to the "General Case" of the M.E.E. (0:53)

StartThe "General" Application of the Mechanical Energy Equation (16:38)

StartEx.12 Pumping Requirements for a given System (MEE Application  No Friction) (18:11)

StartEx.13 Minimum Height Requirement for a Pump (MEE Application  No Friction) (11:04)

StartEx.14 Pump Requirements vs. Turbine Production (MEE Application  No Friction) (11:59)

StartClosure to Section 2 (1:02)

StartEvaluation Section 2
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