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17-01-2018 1 Course title: Fluid Mechanics Course code: MEE1004 Dr. T. Venugopal Associate Professor School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University (Chennai campus) Syllabus_MEE1004 Module 1 : INTRODUCTION TO FLUID STATICS Definition of Fluid, Concept of Continuum, Fluid Properties, Classification of Fluids, Pascal’s and Hydrostatic Law, Pressure and its Measurement. Module 2 : HYDROSTATIC FORCES AND BUOYANCY Hydrostatic forces on plane, Inclined and Curved surfaces, Buoyancy, Condition of Equilibrium for Submerged and Floating Bodies, Centre of Buoyancy, Metacentre, Determination of Metacentric Height. Module 3 : FLUID DYNAMICS Types of flows, Control Volume, Reynolds Transport Theorem, Continuity, Euler and Bernoulli’s equations, Momentum equation, Navier-Stokes Equations - Applications. Module 4 : FLOW THROUGH PIPES Measurement in pipe flow, Major loss, Minor losses, Multi reservoir problems, pipe network design, Moody’s diagram, Hagen Poiseuille equation, Turbulent flow. Module 5 : OPEN CHANNEL FLOW 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. Module 6 : DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS Dimensional homogeneity, Raleigh and Buckingham π theorems, Non-dimensional numbers, Model laws and distorted models, Modelling and Similitude. Module 7 : BOUNDARY LAYERS Boundary layers, Laminar flow and Turbulent flow, Boundary layer thickness, momentum Integral equation, Drag and lift, Separation of boundary layer, Methods of separation of boundary layer.
17-01-2018 2 References 1. Robert W. Fox, Alan T. McDonald, Philip J. Pirtchard John W. Mitchell (2015), Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 9th Edition, Wiley Publications. 2. P.N.Modi and S.M.Seth (2011), Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics including Hydraulic Machines, 17 th Edition. 3. Dr. A.K. Jain (2008), Fluid Mechanics, Khanna Publishers. 4. Dr.R.K.Bansal, (2012), Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines, 5 th Edition, Laxmi Publication (P) Ltd., New Delhi 5. Donald F. Elger, Barbara C. Williams, Clayton T. Crowe, John A. Roberson (2013) Engineering Fluid Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons, 10th Edition. 6. V.L. Streeter, (2010), Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill Book Co. Applications of Fluid Mechanics
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17-01-2018 4 Introduction FLUID + MECHANICS FLUID MECHANICS is the science which deals with behavior of fluid (liquids or gases) when they are at rest or motion. FLUID STATIC FLUID KINEMATIC FLUID DYNAMICS Equations for fluid static and dynamic are as follows: F = 0 for fluid static F = ma for fluid dynamic from Newton’s 2 nd law Applications & modern trends The various applications of fluid mechanics are as follows: Aerodynamics Automobile and aircrafts Hydraulic and pneumatic system Marine engineering Gas dynamics Civil engineering Chemical industries, etc.

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