# Mechanics of Fluids

 Course Code : ULZ0048 Author : uLektz University : General for All University Categories : Civil Format : ePUB3 (DRM Protected) Type : eBook

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Description :Mechanics of Fluids of ULZ0048 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by General for All University for regulation 0. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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##### Topics
###### UNIT I FLUID PROPERTIES AND FLUID STATICS

1.1 Fluid – definition, distinction between solid and fluid

1.2 Units and dimensions

1.3 Properties of fluids - density, specific weight, specific volume, specific gravity, temperature, viscosity, compressibility, vapour pressure, capillarity and surface tension

1.4 Fluid statics:Concept of fluid static pressure,Concept of Absolute and gauge pressures

1.5 Pressure measurements by manometers and pressure gauges

1.6 Forces on planes

1.7 Centre of pressure

1.8 Buoyancy and flotation

###### UNIT II FLUID KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS

2.1 Fluid Kinematics

2.2 Flow visualization

2.3 Lines of flow

2.4 Types of flow

2.5 Velocity field and acceleration

2.6 Continuity equation (one and three dimensional differential forms)

2.7 Equation of streamline

2.8 Stream function

2.9 Velocity potential function

2.10 Circulation

2.11 Flow net

2.12 Fluid dynamics

2.13 Equations of motion

2.14 Euler's equation along a streamline

2.15 Bernoulli's equation

2.16 Venturi meter

2.17 Orifice meter

2.18 Pitot tube

2.19 Linear momentum equation and its application

###### UNIT III FLOW THROUGH PIPES

3.1 Viscous flow- Shear stress, pressure gradient relationship

3.2 Laminar flow between parallel plates

3.3 Laminar flow through circular tubes (Hagen poiseulle's)

3.5 Flow through pipes

3.6 Darcy -Weisbach's equation

3.7 Pipe roughness

3.8 Friction factor

3.9 Moody's diagram

3.10 Major and minor losses of flow in pipes

3.11 Pipes in series and in parallel

###### UNIT IV BOUNDARY LAYER

4.1 Boundary layer-Definition

4.2 Boundary layer on a flat plate

4.3 Thickness and classification

4.4 Displacement , energy and momentum thickness

4.5 Boundary layer separation and control

4.6 Drag in flat plate

4.7 Drag and lift coefficients

###### UNIT V DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND MODEL STUDIES

5.1 Fundamental dimensions

5.2 Dimensional homogeneity

5.3 Rayleigh’s method and Buckingham Pi-Theorem

5.4 Dimensionless parameters

5.5 Similitude and model studies

5.6 Distorted Models