Introduction to the basic concepts of fluid mechanics. Topics include: 1. Introduction. Basic characteristics of fluids. 2. Fluid statics. 3. Elementary fluid dynamics. The Bernoulli equation. 4. Fluid kinematics. The velocity filed. Acceleration field. The Reynolds transport theorem. 5. Control volume analysis. Mass conservation. Momentum and moment-of-momentum equations. 6. Differential analysis of fluid flow. Inviscid flow. Potential flow. Viscous flow. Navier-Stokes equations. Simple solutions to viscous, incompressible flows. 7. Dimensional analysis. 8. Viscous flow in pipes. 9. Drag and lift