Course detail

Seminar of Applied Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines

FSI-0MTAcad. year: 2021/2022

Subject presents all research areas covered by department of fluids engineering, current research projects and topics of master thesis. Students are acquainted wih all subjects at specialization Fluid Engineering.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Overview of the fluid engineering and currect research at our department.


Knowledge of fluid mechanics on the level of courses Hydromechanics and Thermomechanics.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes


Course curriculum

Not applicable.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Goal of the subject is to get acquainted the students with state-of-the-art in the our research field, current research projects and enable easier selection of master thesis topic.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Absence tolerated after agreement with teacher.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

CENGEL, Yunus A. a John M. CIMBALA. Fluid Mechanics - Fundamentals and Applications. 2. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2010.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-ETI-P Master's

    specialization TEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, elective
    specialization FLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, elective
    specialization ENI , 1. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Presentation of specialization Fluid engineering and V. Kaplan Department of Fluid Engineering.
2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) - flow simulations in "virtual" laboratory.
3. Design of fluid machines - pumps and hydraulic turbines.
4. Application of CFD for fluid machine design.
5. Biofluid mechanics - blood flow, artificial heart and valves, pump for extracorporal circuit.
6. Experimental fluid mechanics - measurement of hydraulic and mechanical quantities on model and prototype.
7. Dynamics of power machines - vibrations, pulsations within fluid machines and induced by fluid machines.
8. Fluid power mechanisms - high-pressure hydraulics and pneumatics
9. Pipeline technology - transport of liquids and gases, water hammer.
10. Waste water treatment, drinking water treatment.
11. Hydroelasticity - vibrations of elastic bodies submerged in liquid.
12. Cavitation and multiphase flows.
13. Presentation of master thesis topics.