Python Cheat Sheet

Libraries Before you can use libraries, you need to import them. For maths: import maths For random: import random If the library name i...

Engineering Notes

- 5 min

Python Cheat Sheet

Libraries Before you can use libraries, you need to import them. For maths: import maths For random: import random If the library name i...

Engineering

- 4 min

Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

Definition of flow, the continuum viewpoint, velocity fields, vector fields, streamlines & pathlines, steady & unsteady flow.

Engineering

- 4 min

Foundations of Thermodynamics

An introduction to the four laws of thermodynamics, systems, control volumes, equilibrium, processes, paths and cycles.

Engineering

- 4 min

Forces in Fluids

Types of forces in fluids, body & surface forces, pressure force, viscous force & viscosity, No-Slip condition, surface tension & flow types

Engineering

- 5 min

Energy, Heat & Work

Energy classifications and transfer, heat transfer, work transfer and the first law of thermodynamics.

Engineering

- 4 min

Fluid Statics

The Hydrostatic Equation, manometry, hydrostatic forces on flat & curved surfaces, surface integrals, Archimedes' Principle and Buoyancy.

Engineering

- 5 min

Properties of Substances

Pure substances, phase changes, subcooled liquid, wet vapour, superheated vapour, equations of states, enthalpy and dryness fraction.

Engineering

- 4 min

Control Volume Analysis

Mass flow rate, volume integrals, Reynolds transport theorem, conservation of mass & momentum, steady flow, constant & varying density.

Engineering

- 4 min

Material Properties and Engineering vs True Stress & Strain

An introduction to material properties, how to perform a tensile test, engineering and true stress and strain, poisson's ratio and hardening

Engineering

- 2 min

The Bernoulli Equation

Derivation of the Bernoulli Equation for steady inviscid flow, stagnation point flow, conservation of energy, the pipe flow energy equation.

Engineering

- 4 min

Steady Flow Processes

Using the first law for control volumes, the steady flow energy equation (SFEE), block diagrams, mass &volume flow rate & the Rankine Cycle

Engineering

- 4 min

Hardness, Toughness, Creep & Fatigue

Brinell and VIckers hardness, investigating toughness, the charpy impact test, creep resistance, creep curves, creep law, fatigue cracks.

Engineering

- 4 min

Bonding

Ionic, covalent, metallic & van der Waals bonds, including molecular, macromolecular & hydrogen bonding, interatomic forces & bond energies.

Engineering

- 4 min

Internal Flows

Fully developed laminar flow, finding velocity profiles, viscous & pressure forces, turbulent flow in pipes, major & minor losses, pump head

Engineering

- 3 min

Crystal Structures

The Hard Sphere Model, packing in 2 & 3 dimensions, Simple cubic, BCC, FCC, HCP lattices and atomic density.

Engineering

- 3 min

Defects & Deformation of Crystal Structures

Slip & slip systems in HCP, FCC BCC lattices, point, line & area defects, edge & screw dislocations, grain boundaries & strengthening.

Engineering

- 5 min

Non-Ferrous Alloys & Strengthening

Types of alloying, complete & partial solid solutions, equilibrium phase diagrams, eutectic point, solid solution & precipitation hardening.

Engineering

- 5 min

Ferrous Alloys & Strengthening

Steels, cast iron, ferrite, austenite, cementinte, pearlite, bainite, normalising, quenching, tempering, tempered martensite, eutectoid.

Engineering

- 2 min

Ceramics

Crystal structure and properties of ceramics, degree of ionic character, bending tests, manufacturing ceramics, pressing and sintering.

Engineering

- 5 min

Polymers

Polymer structure, thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, tensile & temperature dependent properties of polymers, plastic creep & failure.