Module 7: Finite Control Volume Analysis: Conservation of Energy

The conservation of energy for a control volume can be derived from the first law of thermodynamics, which states the time rate of increase of the total stored energy of the system = net time rate of energy added by heat transfer into the system + net time rate of energy addition by work transfer into the system.

Student Learning Outcomes: After completing this module, you should be able to:

* Select an appropriate finite control volume to solve the conservation of energy equation

* Apply conservation of energy to the contents of a finite control volume to get essential answers

* Explain how energy transfers in fluid flows are related to forces

* Apply the Bernoulli's equation for a particular streamline

* Apply the Conservation of Energy equation to obtain power and energy loss

Lecture Videos:

Link to Module 7 Playlist Link to Module 7 Lecture Notes

Links to Individual Module 7 Videos:

Lecture 1 - Control Volume Principles - Conservation of Energy: In this segment, we discuss and derive the conservation of energy equation for a control volume

Lecture 2 - Derivation and Discussion of the Loss Equation: In this segment, we go over the derivation and discussion of the loss equation for a control volume

Lecture 3 - Example for the Conservation of Energy (Loss Equation): In this segment, we go over an example of the Conservation of Energy in the form of a loss equation to understand the direction of flow in a tilted pipe

Lecture 4 - Example for Conservation of Mass and Energy (Loss Equation): In this segment, we go over the steps to obtain the loss for a fluidic system. We also needed to apply the conservation of mass equation

Lecture 5 - Derivation and Discussion of Bernoulli's Equation from the Conservation of Energy: In this segment, we derive and discuss the Bernoulli's equation from the conservation of energy equation

Lecture 6 - Comprehensive Example for the Conservation of Mass and Bernoulli's Equations: In this segment, we solve a step by step question illustrating how to use Bernoulli's equation and conservation of mass

Lecture 7 - Module 7 Recap

Additional Videos (Short FE Exam type questions)

Lecture 8 - In this segment, we solve a practice problem from the continuity equation (conservation of mass) and Bernoulli's equation (conservation of energy) topics

Lecture 9 - In this segment, we solve a practice problem from the continuity equation (conservation of mass), Bernoulli's equation (conservation of energy), and the Impulse-Momentum Principle (conservation of momentum) topics

Congratulations, you just finished module 7! Please proceed to module 8

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