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MECH 280 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Fluid properties; statics; kinematics, dynamics, energy, and momentum principles for control volumes; dimensional analysis and similarity; laminar and turbulent flow; pipe flow; principles of centrifugal pumps.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: All of MATH 152, PHYS 170 and one of MATH 217, MATH 253 and either (a) all of PHYS 101, PHYS 102 or (b) PHYS 153 or (c) all of PHYS 157, PHYS 158, PHYS 159.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
STT MECH 280 201 Lecture 2 Mon Wed Fri 10:00 11:00

For students who have taken PHYS 157, 158, and 159 (instead of PHYS 153), please email students@mech.ubc.ca for registration assistance. Should there be no available seats, you will be added to a waitlist for the course.

STT MECH 280 T2A Tutorial 2 Mon Fri 11:00 12:00