Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 6 th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Instrumentation in Fluid Mechanics Code: 320639 (20)
Need for instrumentation in various fluid flow processes, types of measurements: pressure, velocity,
temperature, discharge, water levels, force, shear stress, basic principles of transducers, microprocessors and
data-acquisition systems, calibration of instruments.
Manometers, capacitance and inductance transducers, non-contact probes.
Pitot tube, Pitosphere and Pitocylinder, current meter, Hot wire anemometer, Laser-Doppler anemometer.
Venturimeter, orifice meter, bend meter, electromagnetic and ultrasonic flow meters, rotameer, weirs and
flumes, tracer techniques, Hot wire anemometer and thermistors.
Water level recorders direct and indirect measurement of shear stress, force transducers, use of tracers in
dispersion and diffusion studies.
Name of Text Books:
Instrumentation: Devices and Systems – Rangan C.S., Sharma G.R. and Mani V.S.S. (Tata McGraw Hill
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