# CE8302 Syllabus FLUID MECHANICS

## UNIT I FLUID PROPERTIES AND FLUID STATICS CE8302 Syllabus FLUID MECHANICS

Fluid – definition, distinction between solid and fluid – Units and dimensions – Properties of fluids – density,  specific  weight,  specific  volume,  specific  gravity,  viscosity,  compressibility,  vapour pressure, capillarity and surface tension – Fluid statics: concept of fluid static pressure, absolute and gauge pressures – pressure measurements by manometers-forces on planes – centre of pressure – buoyancy and floatation.

### UNIT II FLUID KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS CE8302 Syllabus FLUID MECHANICS

Fluid Kinematics – Classification and types of flow – velocity field and acceleration – continuity equation (one and three dimensional differential forms)- stream line-streak line-path line- stream function – velocity potential function – flow net. Fluid dynamics – equations of motion -Euler’s equation along a streamline – Bernoulli’s equation – applications – venturi meter, orifice meter and Pitot tube- linear momentum equation and its application to pipe bend.

#### UNIT III DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND MODEL STUDIES CE8302 Syllabus FLUID MECHANICS

Fundamental dimensions – dimensional homogeneity – Rayleigh’s method and Buckingham Pi- theorem – dimensionless parameters – similitudes and model studies – distorted models.

##### UNIT IV FLOW THROUGH PIPES CE8302 Syllabus FLUID MECHANICS

Reynold’s experiment – laminar flow through circular pipe (Hagen poiseulle’s) – hydraulic and energy gradient – flow through pipes – Darcy – Weisbach’s equation – pipe roughness -friction factor- Moody’s diagram- major and minor losses of flow in pipes – pipes in series and in parallel.

###### UNIT V  BOUNDARY LAYER CE8302 FLUID MECHANICS Syllabus

Boundary layer – definition- boundary layer on a flat plate – laminar and turbulent boundary layer- displacement, energy and momentum thickness – Momentum integral equation-Boundary layer separation and control – drag on flat plate.

 Subject name FLUID MECHANICS Semester 3 Subject Code CE8302 Regulation 2017 regulation