NIT Surathakal Syllabus | Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics | AM 300
AM300 WATER CONVEYANCE SYSTEMS AND HYDRAULIC
MACHINES (3-0-0) 3 PREREQ: AM250
Basics of pipe flow. Hagen-Poiseuille equation. Darcy-Weisbach equation. Moody’s diagram. Hazen-
William formula. Minor losses. Design of pipes and pipe networks: Hardy-Cross method. Uniform flow
in open channels. Design of canals, Gradually varied flow in open channels. Dynamic equation.
Computation of length of backwater profile. Hydraulic jump. Hydraulic machines: Principles of turbines
and pumps. Water hammer analysis.
Modi, P.N and Seth, S.M., Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, Standard Book House, Delhi, 2010
Subramanya K. Flow in open channels, McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 3rd Edition, 2010.
Ven Te Chow, Open-Channel Hydraulics, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York,1959