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# Name of Candidate: ______________

## Student ID: ______________

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## THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

SAMPLE MID-SESSION EXAM
MATS2005
INTRODUCTION TO FLUID DYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER

## (1) TIME ALLOWED 110 minutes

(2) TOTAL NUMBER OF QUESTIONS - 5
(4) THIS PAPER MAY NOT BE RETAINED BY THE CANDIDATE
(5) CANDIDATES MAY BRING: Calculators and Drawing Instruments

## ANSWERS MUST BE WRITTEN IN INK. EXCEPT WHERE THEY ARE EXPRESSLY

REQUIRED, PENCILS MAY ONLY BE USED FOR DRAWING, SKETCHING OR
GRAPHICAL WORK.

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NB: State clearly assumptions, if any, made in your equation derivation and/or
calculation.

## 1. Answer the following questions (20 marks)

(a) Briefly discuss the physical principle based on which the Navier-Stokes equation is
derived.
(b) Briefly discuss the Bernoullis equation for viscous flow.

2. Develop an expression for the velocity distribution for flow of a fluid (density = ,
viscosity = ) in a vertical cylinder of diameter D and length L. Illustrate the velocity and
shear stress distributions within the fluid. Assuming the flow is the laminar flow in a steady
state and the pressure drop through the cylinder is P. (20 Marks)

3. The surface of a plane, which is inclined to the vertical at 60o, is coated with a film of
lubricating oil of thickness 1 x 10-4 m and viscosity 1.96 x 10-2 Pa.s. Calculate the terminal
velocity reached by a cubical box of mass 20 kg and dimensions 1m x 1m x 1m when it is
placed on the inclined plane and allowed to slide on the film of oil. (20 Marks)

4. A spherical lead shot of diameter 3 mm is fired upward into still air at 300 K over open
water. Calculate:
(a) The drag force that the shot experiences as it leaves the gun barrel at a velocity of 150 m/s
(b) The termil1al velocity that it attains when it falls through the still air.
The density and viscosity of air at 300K are 1.177kg/m3 and 1.8510-5 Pas, the density of