## PE3302 Syllabus - Fluid Mechanics And Solid Operations - 2021 Regulation Anna University

PE3302

FLUID MECHANICS AND SOLID OPERATIONS

LTPC

3104

OBJECTIVES:
• To impart to the student knowledge on fluid properties, fluid static and dynamic characteristics flow metering and transport, particle mechanics, techniques of solid – fluid separation

UNIT I

PROPERTIES OF FLUID

15

Newtonian fluids Classification of fluid motion Fluid statics – equilibrium of fluid element – pressure variation in a static fluid – Differential analysis of fluid motion – continuity, Euler’s and Bernoulli equation

UNIT II

FLOW THROUGH PIPES & BOUNDARY LAYER CONCEPTS

15

Reynolds number regimes, Flow through pipes – pressure drop under laminar and turbulent flow conditions; boundary layer concepts; different types of flowmeters; Valves, pumps, compressors – characteristics and sizing; Agitation and Mixing;

UNIT III

SIZE ANALYSIS

15

General characteristics of solids, techniques of size analysis; Laws of size reduction, equipments for size reduction

UNIT IV

FLOW THROUGH FLUIDIZED BEDS

15

Flow over a sphere – friction and pressure drag - flow through fixed and fluidized beds. Filtration – batch and continuous, filtration equipments - selection, operation

UNIT V

CLASSIFIERS

15

Screening, gravity separation - sedimentation, thickening, elutriation, classifiers - Centrifugal separation - continuous centrifuges, cyclones and hydro cyclones, electrostatic and magnetic separators

TOTAL:60 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
On completion of the course students are expected to CO1: Understand the fundamental properties of fluids, stress-strain relationship in fluids, and its characteristics under static conditions and establish force balance in static systems. CO2: Students will be able to apply Bernoulli’s principle, Navier – Stokes’ equation and compute pressure variation in static fluid. CO3: Obtain the knowledge about the size reduction techniques. CO4: Understand about the fluidized bed, flows of fluids in their beds. CO5: Understand various separation and purification techniques employed in solid particles.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Noel de Nevers, "Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers ", Third Edition, McGraw-Hill, (2005). 2. Badger W.L. and Banchero J.T., "Introduction to Chemical Engineering", Fifth Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001.

REFERENCES:
1. Munson, B. R., Young, D.F., Okiishi, T.H. “Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics”, 5th Edition“, John Wiley, 2006 2. McCabe W.L, Smith, J C and Harriot. P “Unit operations in Chemical Engineering”, McGraw Hill, V Edition, 2001 3. Coulson, J.M. and Richardson, J.F., "Chemical Engineering" Vol. I, 4th Edn., Asian Books Pvt. Ltd., India, 1998.