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Fundamentals of Experimental Fluid Mechanics

Module MW0685

This Module is offered by Chair of Aerodynamics and Fluid mechanics (Prof. Adams).

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2011/2

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
SS 2018SS 2012WS 2011/2

Basic Information

MW0685 is a semester module in German language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h 30 h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Pressure measurement
- Measurement of the static pressure
- Measurement of the total pressure in the stagnation point
- Measurement with the five hole sonde
- Measurement of pressure fluctuations
Velocity measurements
- Hot wire anemometry
- Laser Doppler Anemometry (LDA)
- Laser 2 Focus Anemometry
- Laser Speckle Anemometry (Particle Image Velocimetry PIV)
Wallfriction Measurement
Temperature Measurement
Fluid Visualisation
Signal analysis
Testing Facilities

Learning Outcome

no info


Fluidmechanics I

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lecture: presenting teaching methode


Multimedia based frontal teaching


Lecture slides, literature list

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written Exam

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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