FLUID MECHANICS (MEE1004)
Credits : 4
Topics Included: Definition of fluid, Concept of continuum, Fluid properties, Classification of fluids, Pascal’s and Hydrostatic Law, Pressure and its variation in a static Fluid, Measurement of static fluid pressure: Manometers .
Topics Included: Hydrostatic forces on Plane –Inclined and Curved surfaces, Buoyancy, Condition of Equilibrium for Submerged and Floating Bodies, Centre of Buoyancy, Metacenter–Determination of Metacentric Height.
Topics Included: Continuity equation, Euler and Bernoulli’s equations – orifice meter, venturimeter, Momentum equation, Application of momentum equation – forces on curved pipes, Navier–Stokes Equations.
Topics Included: Measurement in pipe flow-Major loss, Darcy–Weisbach equation, Moody’s diagram, Minor losses, Multi reservoir problems, pipe network design, Hagen Poiseuille equation, Turbulent flow..
Topics Included: Types of open channel flows, Specific Energy, Specific force, Critical flow, Hydraulic jumps/Surges and gradually varying flow concepts, Measurement of discharge in open channels..
Topics Included: Sinusoidal Steady State Analysis for AC circuits with independent sources. Frequency Response of Circuits with R, L and C Combinations. Resonance in Series and Parallel RLC Circuits. Balanced Three Phase Circuits, Power in a Balanced System, Three Phase Power Measurement.
Topics Included: Boundary layers, Laminar flow and turbulent flow, Boundary layer thickness, Momentum integral equation, Drag and lift, Separation of boundary layer, Methods of preventing the boundary layer separation.