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Anna university questions AE2251 Aerodynamics I



1. Write energy equation for a steady incompressible flow and name the terms involved in the equation. 2. Write the momentum equation for a steady incompressible flow and name the terms involved. 3. What are the applications of Bernoullis equations in aerodynamics? 4. Why is that liquid flows are incompressible? 5. 6. 7. 8. What is uniform flow? Explain. Distinguish between ideal and real fluids. Write down the significance of continuity condition. Briefly explain the terms substantial derivative, convective derivative and local derivate.

9. State the condition for irrotationality for a flow. 10. Write the general form of energy equation for a two dimensional flow. Unit II 11. What is the strength of point vortex? 12. Define free and forced vortex. 13. Define source and sink. 14. Define stream function and stream line. 15. What is the combination of flow to generate lifting flow over circular cylinder? 16. What is DAlemberts paradox? 17. Define Circulation. 18. Define Doublet? Give the streamline for doublet. 19. What type of flow can be described by Laplace equation?

20. Give the equations of stream lines and the potential lines when (1) the flows are parallel to X axis (2) flows are parallel to Y axis. 21. How streamlines and equipotential lines are related to each other? Prove it Unit III 22. Distinguish between Eulerian approach and Lagrangian approach for fluid flow description. 23. State Magnus effect. 24. What is Blasius theorem? 25. State Kutta conditions. 26. Express the algebraic form of Kutta Joukowskis theorem and explain the parameters in the equation? Unit IV 27. What do you understand by conformal transformation? 28. What is meant by complex potential function? 29. What is conformal transformation? Explain. 30. State Kutta-Zoukowski theorem. 31. What is Conformal Transformation? 32. What is the application of Joukowshis transformation to flow problems with respect to aerofoils? 33. Enumerate the application of thin airfoil theory. 34. For symmetric airfoils aerodynamic center and center of pressure coincides. True/false justify your answer. 35. What is a horse shoe vortex? 36. State Biot and Savart law. 37. State Biot-Savart law and its application. 38. What is meant by Washin and Washout for wings? 39. What is Kelvins circulation theorem? 40. List the assumption in thin airfoil theory. 41. What are the applications of thin airfoil theory? 42. What is a horse shoe vortex? 43. What is the important feature of Karman-Treftz airfoil profile? 44. What are the limitations of lifting line theory?

45. Give the applications of lifting line theory? Unit V

46. Define boundary layer. 47. Define displacement thickness. 48. What are the assumptions involved in Blasius solution. 49. Consider an airfoil in a flow with a free stream velocity of 45 m/s. The velocity at a given point on the airfoil is 70 m/s. Calculate the pressure co-efficient. 50. What do you mean by boundary layer? 51. What is blasius solution? Explain. 52. Write some methods to control boundary layer separation. 53. What is laminar boundary layer and turbulent boundary layer? 54. What is laminar sub layer? 55. Define Reynolds no.