Fluid Mechanics (MAE847)

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School of Science

Academic Unit

Department of Mathematics

Level of Studies


Course Code




Course Title

Fluid Mechanics

Independent Teaching Activities

Lectures (Weekly Teaching Hours: 3, Credits: 6)

Course Type

Special Background

Prerequisite Courses -
Language of Instruction and Examinations


Is the Course Offered to Erasmus Students

Yes (in English)

Course Website (URL) See eCourse, the Learning Management System maintained by the University of Ioannina.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of Fluid Mechanics. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • apply basic concepts of Fluid Mechanics
  • understand and apply advanced analytical and approximate techniques to fluid mechanics problems
  • critically analyze and compare the effectiveness of methods and deepen their further understanding
  • combine advanced techniques to solve new problems in Fluid Mechanics field
General Competences

The course aims to enable the student to be able analyze and synthesize basic knowledge of Fluid Mechanics and Applied Mathematics.

  • Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information, with the use of the necessary technology
  • Adaptation to new situations
  • Autonomous work
  • Decision making
  • Work in an interdisciplinary environment


  • Physical properties of fluids
  • Static of fluids
  • Kinematics of fluids
  • Conservation of mass - continuity equation and Stream function
  • Differential equations of motion for ideal fluids - Euler equations, Differential equations of motion for viscous fluids - Navier-Stokes equations
  • Applications of Fluid Mechanics.

Teaching and Learning Methods - Evaluation

  • Provision of study material through the ecourse
  • Communication with students through e-mails, and the ecourse and MS Teams platforms
Use of Information and Communications Technology Use of computer (Mechanics) lab
Teaching Methods
Activity Semester Workload
Lectures 39
Study of theory 78
Home exercises 33
Course total 150
Student Performance Evaluation
  • Weekly assignments
  • Final project
  • Written examination at the end of the semester

Attached Bibliography

See the official Eudoxus site or the local repository of Eudoxus lists per academic year, which is maintained by the Department of Mathematics. Books and other resources, not provided by Eudoxus:

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