151-0113-00L  Applied Fluid Dynamics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersJ.‑P. Kunsch
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


151-0113-00 VApplied Fluid Dynamics2 hrs
Wed08:15-10:00ML F 40 »
J.‑P. Kunsch
151-0113-00 UApplied Fluid Dynamics1 hrs
Wed13:15-14:00ML F 40 »
J.‑P. Kunsch

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AbstractApplied Fluid Dynamics
The methods of fluid dynamics play an important role in the description of a chain of events, involving the release, spreading and dilution of dangerous fluids in the environment.
Tunnel ventilation systems and strategies are studied, which must meet severe requirements during normal operation and in emergency situations (tunnel fires etc.).
ObjectiveGenerally applicable methods in fluid dynamics and gas dynamics are illustrated and practiced using selected current examples.
ContentOften experts fall back on the methodology of fluid dynamics when involved in the construction of environmentally friendly processing and incineration facilities, as well as when choosing safe transport and storage options for dangerous materials. As a result of accidents, but also in normal operations, dangerous gases and liquids may escape and be transported further by wind or flowing water.
There are many possible forms that the resulting damage may take, including fire and explosion when flammable substances are mixed. The topics covered include: Emissions of liquids and gases from containers and pipelines, evaporation from pools and vaporization of gases kept under pressure, the spread and dilution of waste gas plumes in the wind, deflagration and detonation of inflammable gases, fireballs in gases held under pressure, pollution and exhaust gases in tunnels (tunnel fires etc.)
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Prerequisites / NoticeRequirements: successful attendance at lectures "Fluiddynamik I und II", "Thermodynamik I und II"

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersJ.-P. Kunsch
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe successful attendance of at least one out of two written examinations (Klausurübungen, midterm and at the end of the semester, no grade, only pass/fail) in addition to the session examination is part of the requirements to obtain a final grade. In case a student does not pass at least one out of the two written examinations (Klausurübungen, midterm and at the end of the semester), she/he must deregister from the session examination to avoid being classified as "no show". The final grade does depend only on the performance in the session examination.
Written aidsZusammenfassung von 10 handschriftlichen Seiten, summary of 10 handwritten pages, Standard wissenschaftlicher Taschenrechner, pocket calculator (standard scientific calculator)
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