ME 510/610: Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics Winter 2010

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ME 510/6
10
:

Non
-
Newtonian Fluid Mechanics


Winter

20
10

Portland State University

Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science


Course Objectives

To provi
de engineering students with an introduction to
non
-
Newtonian fluid mechanics
fluid rheology, pol
ymer dynamics, and experimental measurements of fluid properties.



Instructor

Derek Tretheway

Associate

Professor

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

EB 402H

P
hone: 725
-
8760

Ema
il:
derekt@cecs.pdx
.edu

Office hours:
Wednesday 1
-
2
pm

and by appointment
.

(note: if you have a question just
stop by. If

I’m in my office, I’ll gladly answer questions).


Reference Books

Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids

by Bird, Armstrong, and Hassager



Viscoelastic Properti
es of Polymers

by Ferry



Non
-
Newtonian Flow and Applied Rheology

by Chhabra and Richardson


Policies


There will be
assigned readings, class discussions, and homework, a midterm,
and
a final
.

Tests will last approximately one class period.

All exams are

mandatory.
Discuss any potential conflicts
well before the exam date
.

Ther
e will be no make
-
up
exam
.




If you have a disability, are registered with the Disability Resource Center, and
are in need of academic accommodations, please notify me (D. Trethe
way) immediately
to arrange needed supports. If you are unregistered or need information about
disabilities, please contact the Disability Resource Center on campus at 725
-
4150.


Cu
mulative grades will be based on the following weights




Homework
/Discuss
ion

50
%




Midterm
Exam


25
%




Final




25
%




ME510/6
10

Course Outline

(tentative
*
)


Class

Date

Subject


1
/
3


Overvie
w
/Introduction
/Non
-
Newtonian Behavior

1
/
5


Polymer Basics
/fluid classification

1
/
10

Newtonian Review: Derivations of the Continuity Eqn.

1
/
12

Newtonian Review: Derivation of Cauchy Eqn of Motion

1
/
1
7

No class: MLK day

1
/
1
9

Newtonian Review: Navier
-
Stokes equation

1
/
24

Solutions to the Navier
-
Stokes equation

1
/2
6

Experimental Rheology

1
/
31

Experimental Rheology

2
/
2

Midterm Exam

2
/
7

Birefrin
gence


2
/
9

General Linear Viscoelastic Fluid

2
/
1
4

Power Law fluid
s

2
/1
6

Ol
droyd

fluid
s

or Suspensions

2
/
21

Oldroyd fluid



2
/
23

FENE model

2
/
2
8

Entangled polymer solutions:
Doi
-
Edwards Reptation

3
/2

Entangled polymer solutions (cont.)

3
/
7

Elastic Instabili
ties



3
/
9

TBD











* note: This is a tentative course outline. Lecture topics and reading assignments may
vary depending on lecture progress. The midterm date may change! The date will be
confirmed by an announcement in lecture. Do not claim that

you missed the midterm
exam because it did not occur at the date implied by this outline!