Hydraulic Machines: Fluid Machinery

Hydraulic Machines: Fluid Machinery
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Hydraulic Machines: Fluid Machinery

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Publisher: IK International
ISBN: 9789380026015
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Hydraulic Machines : Fluid Machinery
Book Summary:

India is bestowed with large hydel power potential and can set up 1,50,000 MW capacity. Presently, only about 30,000 MW of capacity has been created. There is a big gap to exploit this renewable and clean source of energy. Every industrial process involves the transfer of liquid from one level of pressure to another. Pumps have become essential part of all industrial processes and, in turn, major consumers of energy. Therefore, hydraulic machines mainly consisting of hydraulic turbines and pumps have been included as a core subject for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Power Engineering, etc. The present book has been designed to meet the above requirements.


Audience of the Book :
Hydraulic Machines : Fluid Machinery has been designed as a textbook for engineering students specializing in mechanical, civil, electrical, hydraulics, chemical and power engineering.   
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.A large number of theory questions and numerical problems with solution hints have been annexed at the end of every chapter.

2.A large number of objective questions have been included to help the students opting for competitive examinations.

3.The highlights of the book are simple language supported by analytical and graphical illustrations.


Table of Contents:

1. Fundamentals : Classification And Applications

2. Basic Principles Of Hydraulic Flow And Jet Theory

3. Pelton Turbine

4. Francis Turbine

5. Propeller And Kaplan Turbines

6. Draft Tube And Cavitation

7. Governing Of Hydraulic Turbines

8. Dynamic Similarity And Performance Characteristics

9. Centrifugal Pumps

10. Reciprocating Pump

11. Special Pumps

12. Hydraulic Systems

13. Hydraulic Power Plants

14. Case Studies

15. Objective Questions