CSVTU B.E. V Semester Mechanical Engineering Fluid Machinery Syllabus

CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (C G)

Subject: Fluid Machinery

UNIT – I

Boundary Layer Theory

Boundary layer definition and characteristics, momentum equation, Laminar and turbulent boundary Layer, Total

drag, separation and control.

Flow around submerge bodies

Force exerted by flowing fluid on a body: Drag and lift; stream lined and bluff body, Drag on sphere and cylinder,

circulation and lift on circular cylinder, lift of an air foil.

UNIT – II

Impact of Free Jets

Impulse momentum principle, force exerted by the jet on stationary flat and curved plate, hinged plate, moving plate

and moving curve vanes, jet propulsion of ship.

Impulse Turbine

Classification of turbine, impulse turbine, Pelton wheel, Construction working, work done, head efficiency and

Design aspects, Governing of impulse turbine.

UNIT – III

Reaction Turbine

Radial flow reaction turbine, Francis turbine: construction, working, workdone, efficiency, design aspect, advantages

& disadvantages over pelton wheel.

Axial flow reaction turbine

Propeller and Kaplan turbine, bulb or tubular turbine, draft tube, specific speed, unit quantities, cavitation, degree of

reaction, performance characteristics, surge tanks, governing of reaction turbine.

UNIT-IV

Centrifugal Pumps

Classification of Pumps, Centrifugal pump, Construction, working, workdone, heads, efficiencies, multistage

centrifugal pump, pump in series and parallel, specific speed, characteristic, net positive suction head, cavitation.

UNIT – V

Reciprocating Pumps

Classification, component and working, single acting and double acting, discharge, workdone and power required,

coefficient of discharge, indicator diagram, air vessels.

Fluid system

Hydraulic accumulator, Hydraulic intensifier, Hydraulic Press, hydraulic crane, hydraulic lift, hydraulic Ram,

hydraulic coupling, hydraulic torque converter, air lift pump, jet pump.

TEXT BOOKS

1. Hydraulic Machines – Jagdish Lal – S.K. Kataria & Sons

2. Mechanics of Fluid – Massey B.S. – English Language Book Society (U.K.)

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. A text of Fluid Mechanics – R. K. Rajput – S. Chand & Company Ltd.

2. Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Engineering – D.S. Kumar– Kataria & Sons

3. Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics – Modi P.N, Seth S.M. – Standard Book House

4. Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines – S.K. Som & G. Biswas – TMH

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