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OBJECTIVE: To enable the students to get the basics of fluid properties and dynamics and fluid machines.
Stresses in Composite bars under axial load - Beams -Types - Shear force and bending moment diagrams for simply supported and overhanging- Bending stress and shear stress in beams.
Columns- Long column- Short column- Euler's and Rankines theories. Torsion of Circular shafts- Hollow Shafts- Power transmission- Simple Problems.
Properties of fluids- density- specific weight- specific gravity- Viscosity- Surface Tension- Capillarity- Compressibility- Vapour Pressure- pressure at a point- its variation- Measurement with Piezometer, manometers and gauges.
Continuity equation in one dimension- Bernoulli's equation- Venturimeters and Orifice meters- Flow through pipes- Laminar- Turbulent flow- Major loss- Minor losses- Simple problems.
Pumps- Type of pumps- General Principles of displacement and Centrifugal Pumps- Efficiency and Performance Curves of Pumps- Caviation in Pumps- Turbines- Types of turbines- Pelton wheel, Francis turbine- Efficiency- Governing of turbines.