### FD6304 - FLUID MECHANICS (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

## FD6304 - FLUID MECHANICS (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

FD6304 |
FLUID MECHANICS |
LPTC |
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**3003**

UNIT I |
INTRODUCTION |
9 |
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Fluid – definition, distinction between solid and fluid - Units and dimensions - Properties of fluids - density, specific weight, specific volume, specific gravity, temperature, viscosity, compressibility,vapour pressure, capillary and surface. Properties of velocity field -thermodynamic properties of a fluid - viscosity and other secondary properties - basic flow analysis techniques flow patterns.

UNIT II |
PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN A FLUID |
9 |
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Pressure and pressure gradient - equilibrium of fluid element - hydrostatic pressure distributions - applications to manometry - Hydrostatic forces on planed and curved submerged surfaces - laws of buoyancy and stability; Considerations for bodies in floatation.

UNIT III |
INTEGRAL RELATIONS FOR A CONTROL VOLUME |
9 |
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Basic laws of fluid mechanics, concept of system and control volume concept - The Reynold’s transport theorem - continuity equation - the linear momentum equation - the angular momentum theorem - steady flow energy equation - friction less flow - Bernoulli equation - relation between the Bernoulli and steady flow energy equation.

UNIT IV |
DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND SIMILITUDE |
9 |
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The principle of dimensional homogeneity - the Pi-theorem - non-dimensional action of the basic equations -similitude - relationship between dimensional analysis and similitude - use of dimensional analysis for scale up studies.

UNIT V |
FLOW MEASUREMENT AND COMPRESSIBLE FLOW |
9 |
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Constant and variable head meters - classification of pumps - performance curves, compressors and its efficiency; Adiabatic and isoentropic flow with the area changes, shock waves, operation of convergence and divergence nozzles, compressible duct flow with friction.

**TOTAL : 45 PERIODS**

**TEXT BOOKS:**

1. Streeter, V.L., and Wylie, E.B., “Fluid Mechanics”, McGraw-Hill, 1983.

2. Kumar, K.L., “Engineering Fluid Mechanics”, 7th Edition. Eurasia Publishing, 1995.

3. Bansal, R.K., “Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Machines”. 5th Edition. Laxmi Publications, 1995.

4. Vasandani, V.P., “Hydraulic Machines - Theory and Design”, Khanna Publishers, 1992.

2. Kumar, K.L., “Engineering Fluid Mechanics”, 7th Edition. Eurasia Publishing, 1995.

3. Bansal, R.K., “Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Machines”. 5th Edition. Laxmi Publications, 1995.

4. Vasandani, V.P., “Hydraulic Machines - Theory and Design”, Khanna Publishers, 1992.

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