Mechanical Engineering Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering Fluid Properties- Definition and classification of fluids
- Physical properties of fluids (density, viscosity, surface tension)
- Fluid compressibility and bulk modulus
- Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids
Mechanical Engineering Fluid Pressure & Its Measurement- Definition of pressure
- Units of pressure measurement
- Pressure measurement devices (manometers, pressure gauges)
- Hydrostatic pressure and its calculation
Mechanical Engineering Hydrostatic Forces on Surfaces- Hydrostatic pressure distribution on submerged surfaces
- Forces on submerged plane and curved surfaces
- Center of pressure and its determination
- Buoyant force and Archimedes' principle
Mechanical Engineering Buoyancy & Floatation- Buoyancy and stability
- Conditions for stable, unstable, and neutral equilibrium
- Metacenter and metacentric height
- Stability analysis of floating and submerged bodies
Mechanical Engineering Fluid Kinematics- Eulerian and Lagrangian approaches
- Fluid flow visualization techniques
- Streamlines, pathlines, and streaklines
- Flow rate and continuity equation
Mechanical Engineering Boundary Layer Theory- Boundary layer concept and its significance
- Laminar and turbulent boundary layers
- Boundary layer thickness and displacement thickness
- Boundary layer separation and its effects
Mechanical Engineering Turbulent Flow- Characteristics of turbulent flow
- Reynolds number and its significance
- Turbulent flow modeling
- Turbulence intensity and energy dissipation
Mechanical Engineering Fluid Dynamics- Conservation laws in fluid dynamics (mass, momentum, and energy)
- Bernoulli's equation and its applications
- Flow regimes (steady, unsteady, uniform, and non-uniform)
- Flow measurement techniques (venturi meter, orifice plate)
Mechanical Engineering Dimensional Analysis- Buckingham Pi theorem
- Dimensional homogeneity and dimensional analysis
- Determination of dimensionless parameters
- Similarity laws and model testing
Mechanical Engineering Flow Through Pipes- Flow characteristics in pipes (laminar and turbulent)
- Pressure drop and head loss in pipes
- Flow rate and velocity distribution in pipes
- Pipe network analysis
Mechanical Engineering Compressible Flow- Introduction to compressible flow
- Speed of sound and Mach number
- Isentropic flow and its equations
- Choking and critical flow
Mechanical Engineering Viscous Flow of Incompressible Fluids- Viscosity and types of viscous flows
- Navier-Stokes equations for viscous flow
- Boundary conditions and flow solutions
- Flow around immersed bodies
Mechanical Engineering Hydraulic Machines: Turbines & Pumps- Classification of hydraulic machines
- Turbine types (Francis, Pelton, Kaplan)
- Pump types (centrifugal, reciprocating)
- Performance characteristics and efficiency analysis
This syllabus covers a wide range of topics in fluid mechanics for mechanical engineering students. It provides a comprehensive understanding of fluid properties, pressure measurement, hydrostatic forces, fluid kinematics, boundary layer theory, turbulent flow, fluid dynamics, dimensional analysis, flow through pipes, compressible flow, viscous flow, and hydraulic machines. The syllabus is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to analyze and design fluid systems in various engineering applications.
This course is helpful for the following exams: Mechanical Engineering