# Fluid Mechanics and Machinery

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 Course Code : CE6451 Author : uLektz University : Anna University, Tamil Nadu Regulation : 2013 Categories : Civil Format : ePUB3 (DRM Protected) Type : eBook

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Description :Fluid Mechanics and Machinery of CE6451 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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##### Topics
###### UNIT I FLUID PROPERTIES AND FLOW CHARACTERISTICS

1.1 Units and dimensions

1.2 Properties of fluids

1.3 Concept of control volume

1.4 Application of continuity equation, energy equation and momentum equation.

###### UNIT II FLOW THROUGH CIRCULAR CONDUITS

2.1 Hydraulic and energy gradient

2.2 Laminar flow through circular conduits and circular annuli

2.3 Boundary layer concepts

2.4 Types of boundary layer thickness

2.5 Darcy Weisbach equation

2.6 Friction factor

2.7 Moody diagram

2.8 Commercial pipes

2.9 Minor losses

2.10 Flow through pipes in series and parallel

###### UNIT III DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS

3.1 Need for dimensional analysis

3.2 Methods of dimensional analysis

3.3 Similitude

3.4 Types of similitude

3.5 Dimensionless parameters

3.6 Application of dimensionless parameter

3.7 Model analysis.

###### UNIT IV PUMPS

4.1 Impact of jets

4.2 Euler’s equation

4.3 Theory of roto-dynamic machines

4.4 Various efficiencies

4.5 Velocity components at entry and exit of the rotor

4.6 Velocity triangles

4.7 Centrifugal pump

4.8 Work done by the impeller

4.9 Performance curves

4.10 Reciprocating pump

4.11 Rotary pumps

###### UNIT V TURBINES

5.1 Classification of turbines

5.2 Heads and efficiencies

5.3 Velocity triangles

5.4 Axial, radial and mixed flow turbines

5.5 Pelton wheel

5.6 Francis turbine

5.7 Kaplan turbine

5.8 Work done by water on the runner

5.9 Draft tube

5.10 Specific speed

5.11 Unit quantities

5.12 Performance curves for turbines

5.13 Governing of turbines.