FLUID MECHANICS –
Properties of fluids, Fluid Statics, Kinematics, potential flow, Fluid Dynamics, Calibration of discharge
measuring device, major and minor losses in conveyance, Dimensional Analysis, Equation of motion of
viscous flow – Navier-Stokes equations – Exact solutions, Laminar and turbulent flow in closed conduits,
Reynolds turbulent stresses, Prandtl’s mixing length hypothesis
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2. Robert W.Fox, Philip J. Pritchard, Alan T. McDonald, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Student Edition
Seventh, Wiley India Edition, 2011.
3. Shames, Mechanics of Fluids, McGraw Hill Book Co., New Delhi, 1988.
4. Streeter V.L., Benjamin Wylie, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill Book Co., New Delhi, 1999.