Fluid Mechanics and Machinery, Full syllabus, E-Book, All Units
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1.INTRODUCTION:Units & Dimensions. Properties of fluids – Specific gravity, specific weight, viscosity, compressibility, vapour pressure and gas laws – capillarity and surface tension. Flow characteristics: concepts of system and control volume. Application of control volume to continuity equiation, energy equation, momentum equation and moment of momentum equation.
2.FLOW THROUG CIRCULAR CONDUITS : Laminar flow though circular conduits and circular annuli. Boundary layer concepts. Boundary layer thickness. Hydraulic and energy gradient. Darcy – Weisbach equaition. Friction factor and Moody diagram. Commercial pipes. Minor losses. Flow though pipes in series and in parallel.
3.DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS: Dimension and units: Buckingham’s П theorem. Discussion on dimensionless parameters. Models and similitude. Applications of dimensionless parameters.
4.ROTO DYNAMIC MACHINES: Homologus units. Specific speed. Elementary cascade theory. Theory of turbo machines. Euler’s equation. Hydraulic efficiency. Velocity components at the entry and exit of the rotor. Velocity triangle for single stag radial flow and axial flow machines. Centrifugal pumps, turbines, performance curves for pumps and turbines.
5. POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES: Recriprocating pumps, Indicator diagrams, Work saved by air vessels. Rotory pumps. Classification. Working and performance curves.