NIT Surathakal Syllabus Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics Mechanics of Fluids
NIT Surathakal Syllabus | Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics | MECHANICS OF FLUIDS
AM250 MECHANICS OF FLUIDS (3-1-0) 4
Properties and classification of fluids. Basic equation of fluid statics. Manometers. Hydrostatic forces on
curved surfaces. Buoyant force. Kinematics of fluid flow. Continuity equation. Bernoulli’s equation.
Momentum equation. Orifices. Venturimeter. Notches. Dimensional analysis. Physical similarity. Model
laws. Elementary boundary layer theory.
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